shallow Black Walnut Bowl

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Project by sedcokid posted 09-26-2010 12:36 AM 1126 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project is 11 1/2” in Dia x 2 1/4” deep. Finished with multiple coats of poly and buffed on the Beal System. I was over to my brother in law place and over the course of the evening we migrated to his shop; he had a large pile of fire wood that he uses to heat his shop. In the pile was this piece of Black Walnut I asked if he was going to burn it. He said I suppose you would like to make something out of it, I just grinned. He said take and see what you can do with it. So this is the rescued piece. I like, feel free to critique and let me know what you think.

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#1 posted 09-26-2010 12:41 AM

Wow!! Beautiful!!

I really like the foot detail.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 09-26-2010 01:19 AM

Hey Chuck,

It’s huge! Nice save.
I really like this one, nice lines. And so walnutty, I want to touch it.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 09-26-2010 01:29 AM

Was there any more in the pile? If so go get them! Good job on this.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#4 posted 09-26-2010 01:30 AM

Great finish. Gotta love that Beall system.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 09-26-2010 01:30 AM

Pretty big piece of firewood.

Great recovery.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#6 posted 09-26-2010 01:40 AM

I ‘m with Charlie on this one Great finish it has a really warm look to it I also really like the shape !!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#7 posted 09-26-2010 01:54 AM

This is also very nice piece, looks very solid structurely, and another beautiful piece of wood. Nice work.

-- RStadler

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#8 posted 09-26-2010 02:52 AM

With your choice of the shape and the wood you created a prize bowl indeed! Just beautiful!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#9 posted 09-26-2010 10:21 AM

Nice save! Would have been a shame to burn such a lovely piece of timber.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#10 posted 09-27-2010 02:51 AM

Beautiful bowl love the finish and texture, nice finish.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#11 posted 10-04-2010 04:50 AM

I love black walnut!!! It’s so hard to believe that somebody could just throw a piece of wood like that into the fire. I’m glad you saved it, ‘cause it looks beautiful now.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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