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Project by FordMike posted 1505 days ago 2319 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 12” x 12” Redwood Burl Bowl. Finished with my new favorite finish Jasco Tung Oil. Three coats buffed in with cotton rags. The design is relativley simple there wasn’t much bad wood to work around and I tried to keep as much figure as possible. Sanded to 320 grit, and polished between coats with OO steel wool. The finish Jasco Tung Oil doesn’t seem to darken redwood nearly as much as regular Tung Oil cut with Mineral Spirits. Now the trick is to find an economical supply of this product.





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thatwoodworkingguy

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#1 posted 1505 days ago

Stunning character on this burl. Not to wild and not to plain.
I also love the shape you made this one.

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

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scrappy

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#2 posted 1505 days ago

Very nice bowl. Love the shape and wood. Nice grain lines.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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David Craig

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#3 posted 1505 days ago

Beautiful grain and nice ripple effect with the design.

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 1505 days ago

This is simply Beautiful work and I love the grain.

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

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1504 days ago

wonderful bowl and great wood

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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blockhead

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#6 posted 1504 days ago

The design shows the wood off beautifully. Well done!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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wooleywoodsmith

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#7 posted 1504 days ago

beautiful bowl I just love redwood in any form but this…. well love it. (gosh I miss the redwoods, lost in wisconsin)

-- wooley

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