Cherry Burl Bowl

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Project by Loucarb posted 1370 days ago 1270 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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. Lou

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#1 posted 1370 days ago

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 1370 days ago

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 1370 days ago

That is a nice one. love cherry burl!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#4 posted 1370 days ago

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 1370 days ago

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 1369 days ago

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 1369 days ago

A very nice piece of wood….. and you made it shine !!!!

Well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#8 posted 1369 days ago

I love it, and the inlay is great. That is a nice bowl lou, keep up the good work.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#9 posted 1369 days ago

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.

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#10 posted 1369 days ago

Thanks everyone for the kind comments.

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#11 posted 1367 days ago

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 1362 days ago

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 1362 days ago

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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