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Sugar Maple candy dish

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Project by Bearpie posted 07-11-2010 07:37 PM 3418 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Sugar Maple candy dish was turned from some wood blanks I ordered from LJ Camerongagnon. I saw his post with the huge slab benches and loved the look of the wood. This turned very nicely and I finished it with Wipe on Poly. It measures 3” H x 5 3/4” D. I also turned another one from the same piece of wood but it is still in process of receiving coats of Poly.

Comments and critiques welcomed. Thanks for looking.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL





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Eric in Central Florida.

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#1 posted 07-11-2010 07:42 PM

Your project came out super nice.
That figuring is incredible.
Sugar Maple rocks the house!
But I think there is something wrong with your post. The zoom in pictures all came out real little.
(on my machine anyway.)

-- Retirement suits me fine !

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#2 posted 07-11-2010 07:51 PM

Sorry about that, I edited the pictures so they should be ok now.

Erwin

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#3 posted 07-11-2010 08:04 PM

Great looking bowl. I love the grain..

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

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#4 posted 07-11-2010 08:19 PM

Nice work, you turners make some great stuff.

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

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#5 posted 07-11-2010 10:22 PM

I can see why you liked that wood. Very nice Erwin.

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#6 posted 07-11-2010 10:50 PM

Perfect for a candy dish! Beautiful wood, too.

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#7 posted 07-11-2010 10:56 PM

simply gorgeous, wonderful, wonderful piece of wood.

-- RStadler

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#8 posted 07-13-2010 09:31 AM

Great bowl. Nice shape and you picked a beautiful piece of wood.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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