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This gorgeous piece of wood was given to me by a friend. It is cherry burl and measures 12 1/2” dia. 5” high with a 3/8” thickness. It is finished with wipe on poly. Thanks for looking.
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#1 posted 10-09-2010 10:09 PM
Another fine piece Lou. A piece of art work. Congratulations and thanks for sharing.
-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI
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#2 posted 10-09-2010 10:51 PM
hi great bowl love the natural edge and the patron of the wood is fantastic great bit of turning
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#3 posted 10-09-2010 10:58 PM
That is a nice one. love cherry burl!
-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!
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#4 posted 10-10-2010 12:43 AM
Beautiful bowl there Lou, love the live edges. Were you able to save the insides for another bowl?
Erwin, Jacksonville, FL
-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL
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#5 posted 10-10-2010 01:49 AM
Don’t find many cuts of wood like this. I would be a little scared of turning this with the chance of blowing up? Courageous and wonderful…...
-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
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#6 posted 10-10-2010 04:02 AM
The wood is gorgous, the finish is outstanding and do I see a inlay?? The entire package is beautiful.
Thanks for sharing…
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#7 posted 10-10-2010 11:29 AM
A very nice piece of wood….. and you made it shine !!!!
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
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#8 posted 10-10-2010 04:33 PM
I love it, and the inlay is great. That is a nice bowl lou, keep up the good work.
-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com
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#9 posted 10-10-2010 10:57 PM
Beautiful bowl Lou, you are getting a beautiful body of projects together. Really cool turnings…............
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
#10 posted 10-11-2010 02:16 AM
Thanks everyone for the kind comments.
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#11 posted 10-12-2010 09:44 AM
Beautiful Lou. Looks like glass and the natural rim is perfect. Finished out nicely.
-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16
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#12 posted 10-17-2010 02:03 PM
Beautiful. I should get a lathe. This looks like it was a lot of fun to turn.
-- Art | Bradenton, Florida
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#13 posted 10-17-2010 02:13 PM
Lew, that bowl is really pretty and you did a great job on it.
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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