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Project by imallchalkedup posted 1547 days ago 1375 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really enjoyed doing this one, a lady gave me a log section of this bur oak and possibly I’ll get a couple of bowls from it. Such a beautiful wood, grain is so amazing to me. This piece kinda reminds me of some kind of oyster or clam.

-- RStadler





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1547 days ago

Beautiful bowl so wonderful

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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BarbS

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#2 posted 1547 days ago

Very very nice work.

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imallchalkedup

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#3 posted 1547 days ago

thank Jim

-- RStadler

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Jordan

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#4 posted 1547 days ago

That’s very gorgeous. It looks like someone has taken it and stretched it!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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thatwoodworkingguy

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#5 posted 1547 days ago

Truly majestic bowl. And a great looking finish.

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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4woodturning

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#6 posted 1546 days ago

Great job Ron, hope to see that one at the next meeting and my job allows me to attend. LOL What finish did you use?

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............http://www.4woodturning.com

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michelletwo

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#7 posted 1546 days ago

lovely delicate and just plain great bowl

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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MShort

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#8 posted 1546 days ago

I really like this one Ron. It does look like and oyster. Please bring this one to the next meeting, I would like to see it. Have a GREAT weekend.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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imallchalkedup

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#9 posted 1546 days ago

I used the light walnut danish oil by WATCO, and then used their wipe on poly finish.

-- RStadler

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imallchalkedup

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#10 posted 1546 days ago

Ok Mike and thanks.

-- RStadler

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Loucarb

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#11 posted 1546 days ago

Gorgeous oak & nice shape. Well done.

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RichardH

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#12 posted 1546 days ago

Great form on this vase – Gives the lowly oak it’s proper due! :-)
I like bur oak, especially when they drop their texas size acorns. Nice work. -Richard

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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Broda

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#13 posted 1540 days ago

love the grain and the shape
your right. they do look similar (http://lumberjocks.com/projects/32905)

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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Bob Simmons

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#14 posted 1539 days ago

Nice work! There is some beautiful grain there. I like the fact you can enjoy the sapwood and heartwood. You never know what you’ll find in the next log.

-- Bob Simmons, Las Vegas, NV, http://TheApprenticeandTheJourneyman.com

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sedcokid

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#15 posted 1530 days ago

Ron, this is a very beautiful piece…...Great workmanship, everything about it is outstanding!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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