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Spalted Walnut Bowl

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Project by BanjoBen posted 06-27-2017 04:18 PM 980 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this piece of (slightly) spalted walnut, recently and turned it into a 10 1/2 inch shallow bowl. I gave it a textured rim (textured with a dremel carving bit), and added a bit of gilt cream to give it a bit of a copper-look. Not the most exciting project on here, but I was really pleased with how it turned out and thought I’d share.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 06-27-2017 06:02 PM

This is a good looking bowl and I love the wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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TungOil

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#2 posted 06-27-2017 08:00 PM

agreed, very nicely done. If I gave that to my wife she would immediately fill it with Hershey Kisses.

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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Duff

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#3 posted 06-27-2017 08:59 PM

I think it looks awesome! Beautiful bowl.

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix

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BanjoBen

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#4 posted 06-28-2017 12:31 AM

Thanks! I got lucky with this piece of wood. The figure made it turn out a lot better than my skill could have.

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John

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#5 posted 06-28-2017 07:04 AM

Looks great, well done Ben.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#6 posted 06-28-2017 08:50 AM

Nicely done, very cool upgrade to the bowl.

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

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ZAGREB

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#7 posted 06-28-2017 05:12 PM

great bowl,Ben
maybe simply but beautiful to me

-- bambi

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