The Hope4Ella Donated Burl Bowl

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Project by FordMike posted 1402 days ago 1423 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thank You for looking at my latest project. The is a large (13” dia x 14” tall) Natural Edge Maple Burl Bowl. The bowl is being donated to the Hope4Ella auction later this month. Ella Stewart is a sweet, brave little girl that battling a serious illness. I have worked with her mom for several years at the Auto dealership, and this is my contibution to help them out. Anybody interested can contact Debra Stewart at Hansel Ford Lincoln Mercury (707) 543-7300. The bowl is finished with Danish Oil and a top coat of thinned Varnish and polished with steel wool.Thanks for Looking

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#1 posted 1402 days ago

Beautiful turning FordMike. I love live edge bowls when they’re done right like this.
Healing wishes and positive thoughts for Ella’s recovery and beating her illness.


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#2 posted 1402 days ago

Great piece Mike! I was looking at your other projects also and you sure know how to turn a sows ear into a silk purse. Really love the organic nature of your work. I also send my best wishes for Ella’s recovery.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#3 posted 1402 days ago

Great looking bowl for a good cause. A++

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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#4 posted 1402 days ago


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

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#5 posted 1402 days ago

Fantastic bowl and great gesture. Ditto on the prayers to Ella.

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