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Maple Burl Wooble Bowl

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Project by FordMike posted 01-19-2011 08:34 AM 1226 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Big Leaf Maple Burl Bowl/Candy Dish. The project is 7” tall 12” across the widest part, the sphere stopper is a 5” sphere of the same material. It is finished with Super Sauce(30% Tung Oil,30% Rocklar Varnish,30% Low Odor Mineral Spirits) 1st coat is 1/2 Mineral Spirits and 1/2 Sauce. The piece was cut from a small burl cap. I have again watched the Episode of Woodturning on cable TV with Tim Yoder where he featured Stuart Beatty and his square planes penetated by a small bowl that is the inspiration for this one. Hope this inspires other to try this form of turning.





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peteg

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#1 posted 01-19-2011 09:23 AM

You realy love this burl, this is a very nice piece of turning presenting a beautiful edged cup for the ball on top.
(I’d love to get hold of some of this stuff & go mad.)
Your “sauce” gives a nice finish

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

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Raftermonkey

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#2 posted 01-19-2011 01:38 PM

Man that aint no candy dish,haha. That my friend, is a piece of fine art. Excellent wood and a great turning. That sphere is just super cool. Man I love burls!!!!

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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#3 posted 01-19-2011 07:26 PM

wow. so nice!

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#4 posted 01-20-2011 12:57 AM

Wonderful! I think I actually like the sphere most of all. Maybe it’s because I have a terrible time turning one!

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com

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#5 posted 01-20-2011 01:01 AM

That’s a great project. Cool wood, interestingly used. That’s different…...............Beautiful…................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 01-21-2011 05:45 PM

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