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Natural Edge Spalted Maple Bowl

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Project by sedcokid posted 1476 days ago 1081 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wood that I used for this was found along the road, must have fallen out of a truck hauling firewood. It measures 5½” by 4½” high, I chose Polyurethane for the finish (4 coats) and then buffed on the Beal system.

All comments are welcome.

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1476 days ago

Very cool bowl

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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lew

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#2 posted 1476 days ago

Interesting patterns and the natural edge really go together.

I must learn how to make this type of bowl.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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scrappy

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#3 posted 1475 days ago

Fantastic bowl. Love the natural edge and the grain pattern is outstanding. Great finish. I just love my new Beall buff system also.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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4woodturning

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#4 posted 1475 days ago

Nice Looking bowl, I’m a big fan of the natural edge bowls and you did a awesome job.

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............http://www.4woodturning.com

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Karson

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#5 posted 1474 days ago

A great looking bowl. Nice job on the turning.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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terrilynne

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#6 posted 1473 days ago

This is an interesting piece, very nice.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 1465 days ago

Nice bowl. I have to try that natural edge turning. The best kind of wood is what you find and create a piece from it that looks like this one. Good turning….......

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

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