Tiger Maple Candy Dish

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Project by sedcokid posted 09-26-2010 12:59 AM 1086 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife really likes my bowls, so I made her one for our anniversary. It is made from Tiger Maple with only minor figuring but it does have some spalting. It measures 8” in diameter and 3” high. I wish in retrospect that I had made the pedestal a little smaller in Dia. but like my Father told me “Hind Sight is Always 20-20 :) This project has a coat of Minwax sander sealer and six coats of clear gloss wipe on poly and buffed on my Beal System.

All Comments are Welcomed. Thanks for looking!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#1 posted 09-26-2010 01:42 AM

Nice looking piece of wood. A great looking bowl. It liooks like a bowl that would sit above some table decorations.

-- 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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#2 posted 09-26-2010 01:43 AM

Great piece of wood! you gotta love the spalting and tiger striping in this piece

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

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#3 posted 09-26-2010 01:51 AM

I like this one a lot, the shape is really nice and what a great grain of wood. What finish did you use, looks real nice.

-- RStadler

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#4 posted 09-26-2010 02:50 AM

A very nice turning and your finish looks perfect!

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

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#5 posted 09-26-2010 03:03 AM

Another beauty!!

If the pedestal were any smaller, the bowl might have a tendency to tip over.

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

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#6 posted 09-26-2010 10:23 AM

Beautiful figuring on that maple. Nicely turned.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#7 posted 09-26-2010 01:07 PM

I love it, great wood first of all, I love any maple, this is beautiful, great finish, and the shape is unique and well made, I don’t think a smaller bottom would have looked any better with the thickness of the wood. You did good. I bet she loved it very much. Great job. Mike

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

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