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Here is a vessel made out of some spalted silver maple. The foot is English Walnut. I attempted to make a poached egg. Finish is a Minwax gloss wipe on. This is my 5th bowl that I have turned.



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-- Kyle Edwards, http://www.sawmillnc.com, Iron Station , NC (near Charlotte)





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michelletwo

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#1 posted 07-15-2010 08:58 PM

gorgeous wood..terrific for a 5th bowl..

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Bill Akins

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#2 posted 07-15-2010 09:21 PM

Absolutley beautiful.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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cwdance1

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#3 posted 07-15-2010 09:41 PM

Wonderful job, great wood.

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BarbS

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#4 posted 07-15-2010 09:59 PM

That looks quite large; what are the dimensions? Beautiful spalted maple and nice design.

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Eagle1

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#5 posted 07-15-2010 11:09 PM

It’s a beautiful piece you made there.

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OttoH

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#6 posted 07-16-2010 12:55 AM

That is a mighty large and mighty beautiful poached egg Kyle!

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Bearpie

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#7 posted 07-16-2010 01:03 AM

That is some fantastic looking wood! Have fun with the block under the bowl, it will be a fantastic looking one also.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Threeseamonsters

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#8 posted 07-16-2010 03:27 AM

Really nice turning.

-- jn

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Sawmillnc

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#9 posted 07-16-2010 03:46 AM

Thanks for the compliments!

This wood turns fantastic. I think there was a question regarding size and it is about 8” tall and 5” wide

The block below this one was for the fundraising auction for the Charlotte Woodturners club.

-- Kyle Edwards, http://www.sawmillnc.com, Iron Station , NC (near Charlotte)

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Oakfan

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#10 posted 07-16-2010 04:33 AM

What a Beautiful piece of wood and a fantastic job of turning. Congrats

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CSlabon

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#11 posted 07-16-2010 07:30 AM

wow great grain and nice job of turning!

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aldente

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#12 posted 07-16-2010 03:30 PM

Very nice. I just love turning highly figured wood.

-- Rodd, Texas grandpa

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Gnome

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#13 posted 07-16-2010 05:47 PM

Gorgeous grain shown to great advantage. Finish is just glossy enough to set it off. Very beautiful. I’m surprised it’s only 4×8 inches, it looks larger. Needs something in picture to give scale, I guess. An egg or an antique egg spoon would look very nice with it. :-)

-- Gnettie the Gnome

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Mary Anne

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#14 posted 07-16-2010 06:25 PM

Pretty piece and beautiful wood. It took some good tool technique to get such a nice finish.

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Loucarb

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#15 posted 07-20-2010 02:35 AM

Well done. Beautiful wood. That English walnut sure looks like another beauty piece of timber.

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