Mineral Stained Poplar Salad Bowl

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Project by Sawmillnc posted 08-05-2010 04:56 AM 3366 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is around 10” in diameter and 4.5” deep and is from Tulip Poplar. The deep purples contrast nicely with the creams and blacks that swirl .

I wish I had a better camera and lighting :(

Thanks for looking

-- Kyle Edwards,, Iron Station , NC (near Charlotte)

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#1 posted 08-05-2010 05:00 AM

Beautiful. Nice work. We have some poplar here and it seems to spalt very quickly.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#2 posted 08-05-2010 05:01 AM

Kyle, you chose a gorgeous piece of wood for this turning. It has a wonderful color and graining to it. I am sure it was a lot of fun turning this piece.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 08-05-2010 05:10 AM

Beautiful wood and nice work.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#4 posted 08-05-2010 05:20 AM

Boy oh boy, that IS a nice bowl!


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#5 posted 08-05-2010 07:04 AM

Wow, This is a beautifully spalted bowl, just gorgeous!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 08-05-2010 09:03 AM

Fantastic bowl. Love the shape and wood. Don’t you just love all the colors that Poplar can have in it?

Keep it up.


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

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#7 posted 08-05-2010 10:14 AM

Very nice, great looking wood and bowl!

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

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#8 posted 08-05-2010 01:59 PM

spectacular wood..good turning & finishing

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#9 posted 08-05-2010 02:15 PM

The piece appears mystical, what beautiful color and grain flow. You chose a very nice design for such a prize piece of timber…thanks for showing…BC

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#10 posted 08-05-2010 03:30 PM

That is very pretty!
I would not have guessed that to be Poplar.
Great Job.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#11 posted 08-05-2010 05:52 PM

I’m with WoodenFrog, I would have guessed it was walnut with sapwood or something, if you hadn’t told us. That’s one beautiful bowl!

-- Robb

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#12 posted 08-06-2010 07:08 AM

very nice looking bowl, thanks for sharing.

-- RStadler

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#13 posted 02-11-2011 06:48 PM

nice coloring and finish!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#14 posted 02-28-2011 09:48 PM

That’s a gorgeous bowl.

-- Tim S, WA

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#15 posted 03-01-2011 03:51 AM


The color is as brilliant as the day it was turned.

-- Kyle Edwards,, Iron Station , NC (near Charlotte)

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