Birch Burl Bowl

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Project by EbenGP posted 01-16-2011 12:34 AM 2546 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My uncle gave me a nice birch burl, last november i have started making some blanks, and today i decided to make a bowl. You can see on one of the picture the size of the Burl, I have so many blanks, i will do bowls in many dimension, some boxes with cap, candeliers and some small bowl for potpouri. This bowl have 8”1/2 dia. X 4” high. finishing a mixe with abrasin oil, thinner and varnish. I hope my english is good.

-- "Mistakes are the portals of discovery" Guy, Granby,Qc

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#1 posted 01-16-2011 01:17 AM

wow, that is a very beautiful bowl

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

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#2 posted 01-16-2011 01:41 AM

This is a wonderful bowl. Hope to see more of the projects when you finish them.

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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#3 posted 01-16-2011 02:21 AM

Wow, there is some stunningly beautiful and flowing chatoyance within that birch!

I bet that just shimmers like a pool of water.

You did a wonderful job showing this off.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#4 posted 01-16-2011 05:24 AM

That’s amazing wood

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#5 posted 01-17-2011 12:10 AM

That’s very pretty figure. You almost hate to put something in the bowl and hide the character!

-- Tony -

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#6 posted 01-17-2011 02:35 PM

Thanks for the comments, i really enjoy it

Has you can see the dimension of that burl, i have a lot of project in it, i will post other of them when the drying process of the blanks will be complete.

-- "Mistakes are the portals of discovery" Guy, Granby,Qc

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