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An assortment of trays and bowls. The Pine tray is made of re-claimed pine that I salvaged from an old lumber yard’s storage racks. They were rough-cut 2×6 harvested from the Pine forest on the Island of Abaco about 50 years ago. Very hard and tight grained virgin growth. The pine smell that wafted from them when they were cut was awesome!

-- Michael D





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poroskywood

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#1 posted 05-18-2010 01:19 PM

These look great. I like the single dish and bowl combo. The possibilities seem endless.

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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Kate

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#2 posted 05-18-2010 01:50 PM

I love way you have combined the woods.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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Walt M.

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#3 posted 05-18-2010 02:05 PM

Very nice work

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 05-18-2010 02:46 PM

Look great , like the little ones they just look so cool.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Dale

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#5 posted 05-18-2010 03:07 PM

Those are very nice Michael. Is the dark wood walnut ? I made my first visit to Nassau 2 months ago, what a beautiful place. Do you have trouble finding the various species of hard wood. Even when I’m on vacation, all I think about is woodworking, well almost.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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islandstyle

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#6 posted 05-18-2010 03:29 PM

Dale, yes the really dark wood is Walnut. Other woods are Mahogany, some Purple Heart accents, Maple and the Abaco Pine I wrote about. Glad you enjoyed the Bahamas! Hardwood and good tools are hard to find here. I mail order small quantities of accent hardwoods but one lumberyard here has Mahogany and Maple at pretty good prices. I also have to mail order lots of shop supplies, hardware and tools from Rockler, Highland Woodworking etc.

-- Michael D

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shopmania

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#7 posted 05-18-2010 04:05 PM

Very nice looking work!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#8 posted 05-18-2010 06:57 PM

Great looking projects

Thanks—And welcome!

-- http://shepherdtoolandsupply.com/

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#9 posted 05-18-2010 06:58 PM

Very Nice!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Jordan

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#10 posted 05-18-2010 11:06 PM

Beautiful and such a variety. Great job!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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#11 posted 05-19-2010 01:29 AM

I too like the single bowl and tray set

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#12 posted 05-19-2010 02:31 AM

Great job wonderful designs

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Popsnsons

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#13 posted 05-19-2010 04:33 AM

Nice work…If there gifts, someone is going to be thrilled.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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