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Maple Wedding Bowl

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Project by Brodie posted 01-02-2008 08:51 PM 776 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this maple bowl for my cousin’s wedding. I was originally doing a captured ring goblet, but had a last minute blowout with while finish turning.

Dimensions: 14”x5”
Finish is Watco Natural.





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 01-02-2008 09:02 PM

this is beautiful.
what does the inscription say?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Brodie

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#2 posted 01-02-2008 09:39 PM

It their names
two interlocked hearts

”Never Forget
What you Mean
For Each Other”

My prose is a little challenged.

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 01-02-2008 09:43 PM

a great message—so easily forgotten when life’s little burdens start piling up.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#4 posted 01-02-2008 11:15 PM

The job finished up well in the end Brodie. Well done.

“Always look on the bright side of life”- Monty Python

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 01-03-2008 12:23 AM

Great save, real nice.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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Dorje

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#6 posted 01-03-2008 07:47 AM

This is a nice bowl – there’s quite a bit to look at here – almost like 2 opaque layers…

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#7 posted 01-03-2008 11:22 AM

Great bowl. Dimensions?

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#8 posted 01-03-2008 08:22 PM

Nice gift.The wood is beautiful.

-- Andy Stark

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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 01-04-2008 07:23 AM

Very cool bit of wood, very nice turning and a sentiment every married person should wear “on their sleeve”.

I envy your having enough throw over the banjo to turn a 14˝-er. What kind of lathe do you have, and what did you use for a finish?

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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