Crotch Cherry Bowl

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Project by Operaman posted 01-03-2011 02:56 AM 1355 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wood this bowl is made of just escaped the fire pile. It was an oblong piece with the pith still intact and one could only see a hint of crotch because the piece was still buck sawn. I am glad I took a closer look before casting it into the flames. 13” Diameter.

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#1 posted 01-03-2011 04:12 AM

Nice looking figure there! Glad you saved it – thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 01-03-2011 04:28 AM

You saved a beauty from the fire. Very nice work.

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA

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#3 posted 01-03-2011 07:41 AM

makes you cry when you think about all the pieces we dont save that just go up in smoke : (
Nice one Scott

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

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#4 posted 01-03-2011 01:22 PM

good save. I like the fact you turned it simply, with the large rim to highlight the figure.

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#5 posted 01-04-2011 05:03 AM

You are really giving me a something to look forward to: in skill and craftsmanship. It is a very nice piece!

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

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#6 posted 02-20-2012 04:26 AM

Nice use of the void!

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