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Spalted Red Maple

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Project by Transition posted 06-09-2011 08:43 PM 963 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a red maple on the sidewalk in front of my house. It was getting a little too big, scraping against the house and starting to get into the electric lines, so I had to take it down. I let it sit in my backyard for about a year and a half. Now I’m making some use of it – Bowls, pens, ...

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com





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Brandon

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#1 posted 06-09-2011 08:58 PM

Wow! That is some very beautiful wood! Well done on the bowl and welcome to lumberjocks.com.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 06-10-2011 02:40 AM

Lovely bowl. How big is it?

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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Transition

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#3 posted 06-10-2011 03:24 AM

Thanks! 7.5in diameter x 3in height.

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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Homer J. Woodworker

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#4 posted 06-10-2011 06:17 AM

Nice bowl! That wood is beautiful…the grain and the colors are amazing! Well done.

-- -"Trying is the first step towards failure!"

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NightOwl

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#5 posted 06-10-2011 01:47 PM

Very nice wood grain and color. Nice looking bowl as well. Great job!

-- Bill

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#6 posted 06-10-2011 01:50 PM

Beautiful grain!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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