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American Elm Natural Edge Bowl

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 07-30-2017 08:18 PM 1108 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This American Elm Natural Edge Bowl was wet turned and finished with satin lacquer. It measures 9” X 8” X 6” high and was a fun project.

Curt

-- Xyloid Curt "Exposing the hidden beauty in wood" www.etsy.com/shop/xyloidcreations





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BrentKistner

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#1 posted 07-30-2017 08:52 PM

beautiful work.

-- "Out of the darkness back into the darkness- affairs of the cat."

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 07-30-2017 10:10 PM

Nice bowl, Curt!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 07-30-2017 10:51 PM

I really like working with American Elm. Probably didn’t smell very good though. Really nice job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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tomd

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#4 posted 07-30-2017 11:58 PM

Wonderful looking bowl, great work.

-- Tom D

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John

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#5 posted 07-31-2017 12:06 AM

Great looking bowl, beautiful wood.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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Mainiac Matt

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#6 posted 07-31-2017 01:38 AM

Wow! Great looking bowel

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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ralbuck

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#7 posted 07-31-2017 04:34 AM

Fantastic!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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BobWemm

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#8 posted 07-31-2017 05:36 AM

Love it.
Great job.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 07-31-2017 12:50 PM

This bowl is so outstanding and the wood is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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PaulDoug

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#10 posted 07-31-2017 02:14 PM

Very beautiful bowl. Nice to know something good can come from an Elm tree.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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PaulDoug

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#11 posted 07-31-2017 02:15 PM

Very beautiful bowl. Nice to know something good can come from an Elm tree.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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Softshell

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#12 posted 07-31-2017 04:00 PM

Beautiful bowl!

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Julian

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#13 posted 07-31-2017 04:37 PM

Fantastic; the different colors looks great. Nice job turning.

-- Julian

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#14 posted 08-01-2017 05:33 PM

Great work, my favorite type of turning….

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

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meaded

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#15 posted 08-02-2017 12:11 PM

Nicely done, you brought the best out of the wood.

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