Spalted Pecan

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Project by DocT posted 1493 days ago 1746 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was an unexpected surprise. I brought a few logs home from a recent family reunion. I mainly decided to try a piece of this pecan log because of it’s size and did not expect that it would have this level of spalting and beauty. I’m gradually becoming more comfortable with my tooling, and, after watching an old video from David Ellsworth, I have adopted a new grind on my bowl gouges…it makes all the difference.

This bowl is going back to its’ original owner. Maybe he’ll let me come up and harvest some more of this log!


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Dan Hux

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#1 posted 1493 days ago

very nice looking bowl. I’ve been playing with some pecan lumber, it’s hard stuff..congrats on the turning

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#2 posted 1493 days ago

nice find, turned out very nice
I second going back to get some more of the log.

-- Doug...

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#3 posted 1493 days ago

Great bowl. The pecan looks fantastic.

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#4 posted 1493 days ago

Wow, love the grain in that wood, just beautiful.

-- RStadler

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#5 posted 1493 days ago


-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 1492 days ago

Love the wood and the way the bowl came out is great! Very very nice…

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

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#7 posted 1492 days ago

Very Very nice bowl. I really like spalted wood..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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