Tiger Maple Candy Dish

  • Advertise with us
Project by sedcokid posted 1426 days ago 954 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,

7 comments so far

View Karson's profile


34870 posts in 3026 days

#1 posted 1426 days ago

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 †

View Rj's profile


1047 posts in 2257 days

#2 posted 1426 days ago

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

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

View imallchalkedup's profile


393 posts in 1607 days

#3 posted 1426 days ago

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

View Kindlingmaker's profile


2654 posts in 2152 days

#4 posted 1426 days ago

A very nice turning and your finish looks perfect!

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

View lew's profile


9991 posts in 2381 days

#5 posted 1426 days ago

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.

View CiscoKid's profile


317 posts in 1499 days

#6 posted 1425 days ago

Beautiful figuring on that maple. Nicely turned.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

View jockmike2's profile


10635 posts in 2872 days

#7 posted 1425 days ago

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 -

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase