First Turnings - Apple Wood Bowls

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Project by topspin posted 1141 days ago 1295 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these several years back after I cut down an old apple tree at our last house. I’ve made many other nicer things since, but I keep these as a reminder of what started it out.

-- Seems that talent only gets you so far... effort makes you successful.

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Stephen Mines

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#1 posted 1141 days ago

Your bowls are really good work (but you know that!) and a real treat to see. Two very different jobs of work, both very successful. Kudos!

-- Stephen Mines (

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#2 posted 1141 days ago

Fruit wood makes great turning material. My first was pear wood I had in my stack of fire wood. Apricot is my favorite for color and variety in the grain.


-- Les B, Oregon

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