LumberJocks

Red Cedar Burl Bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by John posted 10-13-2017 02:29 AM 1595 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A 10” by 3.5” Red Cedar Burl Bowl. Not my favourite wood to work with but I sure like the results in the end. Finished with Boiled Linseed Oil and Wipe On Poly.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.





18 comments so far

View waho6o9's profile

waho6o9

8516 posts in 2774 days


#1 posted 10-13-2017 02:46 AM

Very nice!

View DMiller's profile

DMiller

433 posts in 671 days


#2 posted 10-13-2017 03:15 AM

That’s astounding! That finish looks awesome!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

View doubleDD's profile

doubleDD

7874 posts in 2241 days


#3 posted 10-13-2017 03:37 AM

Wow John. That is beautiful. The grain is so symmetric and the finish is perfect. Mighty fine work my friend. Well done.

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

View BenDupre's profile (online now)

BenDupre

683 posts in 686 days


#4 posted 10-13-2017 04:55 AM

Very nice!

-- The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred. – George Bernard Shaw

View Druid's profile

Druid

1910 posts in 2993 days


#5 posted 10-13-2017 05:08 AM

Really beautiful piece John. Wonderful grain and colour.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

View Andre's profile

Andre

2201 posts in 2004 days


#6 posted 10-13-2017 06:17 AM

Nice looking bowl, I picked up some blanks today, quilted maple and London Plane, something to play with over the long winter m0nths?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

View Mark Wilson's profile

Mark Wilson

2286 posts in 1261 days


#7 posted 10-13-2017 07:31 AM

Extraordinary, John.

-- Mark

View poospleasures's profile

poospleasures

776 posts in 2682 days


#8 posted 10-13-2017 11:57 AM

Beautiful bowl. You did an excellent job in design and turning. Finish looks perfect. I love to turn cedar.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

View BurlyBob's profile (online now)

BurlyBob

5973 posts in 2463 days


#9 posted 10-13-2017 02:03 PM

That is a very beautiful piece. Your gloss finish is wonderful.

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

21718 posts in 3303 days


#10 posted 10-13-2017 02:29 PM

Great bowl, John!!!!!!

Jim

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

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32087 posts in 3064 days


#11 posted 10-13-2017 02:57 PM

This is a beautiful board and the wood is wonderful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View R_Stad's profile

R_Stad

417 posts in 2041 days


#12 posted 10-13-2017 05:03 PM

Fine work John.

-- Rod - Oregon

View peteg's profile

peteg

4423 posts in 3021 days


#13 posted 10-13-2017 06:43 PM

fabulous piece John, that timber is alive :)
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

View bushmaster's profile (online now)

bushmaster

3329 posts in 2480 days


#14 posted 10-13-2017 11:12 PM

Very colorful and glass like finish really brings out the colors

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile

WistysWoodWorkingWonders

12761 posts in 3354 days


#15 posted 10-14-2017 02:20 AM

very nice work – love the grain in this piece, and the finish just punches it for a home run!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

showing 1 through 15 of 18 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com