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Project by Andrew posted 03-31-2011 04:09 AM 966 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While my Wifes out of town… Box Elder with on the lathe french polish, final coat is bees wax. I love this bowl, phenomanal red streaking, a little figure. Also pictured black walnut, also with a lathe french polish. On these bowls I was trying to undercut the rim, slightly enclosing it, I think it leaves a very nice looking form. Just staying out of trouble and revealing natures beauty.
All comments are welcome.
Thanks for looking

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Dave

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#1 posted 03-31-2011 04:23 AM

Man I love the box elder!!!! Walnut aint to shabby either! ;)

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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sedcokid

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#2 posted 03-31-2011 04:34 AM

Beautiful bowls! I agree with superdav I Love the box elder wood, shape and finish!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 03-31-2011 05:08 AM

That is very pretty stuff.good job.

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#4 posted 03-31-2011 01:02 PM

The french polish definitely brought out the color of the box elder. Nice work.

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

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#5 posted 03-31-2011 01:49 PM

Nice bowls. I really like working with box elder and walnut.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#6 posted 03-31-2011 04:56 PM

Very nice bowls, what size are they?

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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#7 posted 03-31-2011 07:16 PM

Can’t wait to get my chunk of flamey box elder chucked up. Looks great!

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