Osage Orange

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Project by 4woodturning posted 06-18-2010 04:38 PM 1761 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Osage Orange Bowl, 10” round by 8” deep and a 1/4” thick. bowl was finished with 3 costs of lacquer. This bowl was turned in a session with one of my students. He got to take the bowl home with him to give to his wife. hope they enjoy the bowl.

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............

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#1 posted 06-18-2010 04:45 PM

That is a great looking bowl ….............Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

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#2 posted 06-18-2010 04:57 PM

Beautiful bowl and great wood

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 06-18-2010 05:15 PM

Very nice bowl something your student will cherrish.

-- Swede -- time to make some sawdust

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#4 posted 06-18-2010 05:56 PM

I like the shape of your bowl. Thanks for showing.

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#5 posted 06-18-2010 06:20 PM

Beautiful bowl. Where did you get the Osage? I just posted a box project that I used Osage in. It’s great stuff. I really like the bright yellow when you first cut it. The shape of your bowl is really nice too. It looks like it would be very comfortable in the hand. Thanks for posting!

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#6 posted 06-18-2010 06:34 PM


-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 06-18-2010 06:55 PM

Jeff, This is some lovely wood! You are generous to give this to your student and he certainly will remember his lessons.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#8 posted 06-18-2010 07:02 PM

Nice Bowl !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#9 posted 06-18-2010 07:28 PM

WWilson, from a local tree timing company (best friends to have). tree was about 28” across and was down from a storm. now i have half my drive way full of Osage.

Thanks all for your comments.

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............

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#10 posted 06-18-2010 10:33 PM

very nice bowl, i have some osage a friend gave me but i haven’t gotten into it yet. this will motivate me. Thanks for sharing.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#11 posted 06-19-2010 11:11 PM

Great Job!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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