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Project by Sawmillnc posted 1354 days ago 2016 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, http://www.sawmillnc.com, Iron Station , NC (near Charlotte)





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TreeBones

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#1 posted 1354 days ago

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

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 1354 days ago

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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NaFianna

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#3 posted 1354 days ago

Beautiful wood and nice work.

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

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Jordan

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#4 posted 1354 days ago

Boy oh boy, that IS a nice bowl!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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Bearpie

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#5 posted 1354 days ago

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

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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scrappy

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#6 posted 1354 days ago

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

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 1354 days ago

Very nice, great looking wood and bowl!

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

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michelletwo

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#8 posted 1354 days ago

spectacular wood..good turning & finishing

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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blackcherry

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#9 posted 1354 days ago

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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WoodenFrog

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#10 posted 1354 days ago

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

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Robb

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#11 posted 1354 days ago

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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imallchalkedup

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#12 posted 1353 days ago

very nice looking bowl, thanks for sharing.

-- RStadler

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OregonBurls

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#13 posted 1164 days ago

nice coloring and finish!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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Tim Scoville

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#14 posted 1147 days ago

That’s a gorgeous bowl.

-- Tim S, WA

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Sawmillnc

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#15 posted 1146 days ago

Thanks!

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

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

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