|Project by HamTurns||posted 1201 days ago||801 views||0 times favorited||4 comments|
This came from a cut-off after I took an 18” bowl blank from the log that I got from a tree trimmer in the Fall of 2009. It’s hard Maple, and I really didn’t know if it would work out because of how much it warped during drying.
I roughed it out so the lid and base fit together nicely, but I didn’t leave them together for drying. In December of 09 I stuffed the rough out in a grocery bag and put it up on a duct in the basement.
As it turned out I had plenty of wall thickness to round it out again.
I was going to put a finial on the top, but it just didn’t look right so I went with a stone usually used for wine bottle stoppers.
My sister-in-law loved it, I gave it as a birthday gift.
-- Happily turning on my Robust S16LB "There is no failure except in no longer trying. "