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Turned Alder burl bowl

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Project by DanEGood posted 01-16-2011 01:27 AM 2224 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My neighbor works for Weyerhaeuser and this piece was going in the scrap before he saved it.





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David175

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#1 posted 01-16-2011 01:56 AM

very nice bowl

-- Dave..Pensacola Fl.........In GOD we trust

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#2 posted 01-16-2011 06:29 AM

Great save! What will you do with the leftover butt?

-- ~tomorrow should see more working and less figuring

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#3 posted 01-17-2011 03:06 AM

If you didn’t have a heavy lathe I bet you chased that all over before you got it round:) nice job and thanks for showing.

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DanEGood

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#4 posted 01-17-2011 03:13 AM

Deglazed, the butt was very cracked, si not much to save.
WoodKiller, we have two lathes, a big one and a mini but it did make the lathe walk a bit until I got it rounded.
Bowls arent easy but well worth it when you get them finished.

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