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Wormy Box Elder Burl Bowl

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Project by onefullturn posted 08-23-2017 08:23 PM 371 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another in the series of wormy burl bowls. This one is box elder. With pieces like this, I sometimes agonize over whether to apply a finish. On the one hand, I know a finish will offer some protection against dirty, oily hands and will make the colour and figure pop. On the other hand, I love the texture and feel of the wormy bare wood. Usually, unfinished wins out in the end. Customers tend to buy these pieces with art in mind more so than function. This piece is about 8 inches in diameter and 5/16 inch wall thickness.

-- One Full Turn Woodturnings





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 08-24-2017 12:03 AM

Awesome job on that sweet looking bowl. Love the worm holes.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 08-24-2017 04:04 PM

Wow! This is a fantastic bowl and I love the wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#3 posted 08-25-2017 02:10 PM

Very valuable, as it is holy.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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