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Maple Burl

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Project by meaded posted 1334 days ago 777 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple burl riddled with cracks, filled with epoxy/coffee, and epoxy brass filings. 6” dia, 3” tall, many coats of satin wipe on poly, sanded to 4000.





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jockmike2

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#1 posted 1334 days ago

GREAT TURNING, LOVE THE FILINGS YOU USED, REALLY ADDED TO AN ALREADY BEAUTIFUL BOWL.

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

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OttoH

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#2 posted 1333 days ago

A gorgeous bowl indeed, I also like the way the brass filings fill the cracks and add another dimension to the bowl.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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peteg

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#3 posted 1333 days ago

You have certainly made the most of this piece of timber, the end result has an ancient almost medevial antique type of look to it
nicely done

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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CSlabon

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#4 posted 1333 days ago

Oh, sweet.

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Joedcatman

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#5 posted 1333 days ago

Ain’t maple burl great? You just never know what beautiful grain Mother Nature placed inside for turners to reveal. Great Job!!

-- JoeR Nothing that I could make will ever be perfect but I'll use it anyway.

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