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Project by branch posted 06-30-2011 10:16 PM 1055 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi this is a little spalted bowl i made a few month s ago
i thought the patrons looked a kind of cool
so i thought i would post it hope you like it
it is 9inches at rim 4 1/2 tall and 4 1/4 at Base
it is finished with 8 coats of tung oil
the wood is spalted beach

branch





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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 06-30-2011 10:45 PM

Beautiful!
It reminds me of the continents of Earth, maybe in ancient times?

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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WoodenFrog

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#2 posted 06-30-2011 10:48 PM

Pretty! Great Job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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peteg

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#3 posted 07-01-2011 12:39 AM

thing is branch you never know what you’re going to get with spalted timber till you finish the turn, this piece looks to have a nice colour combo to it as opposed to some spalted bits which appear very dark & messy :)

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

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Bob Collins

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#4 posted 07-01-2011 01:42 AM

Real nice Branch, like the look from the spalting, nature at work.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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rmoore

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#5 posted 07-01-2011 04:18 AM

I love spalted wood. I was thinking it looked like continents, also.

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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branch

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#6 posted 07-01-2011 02:58 PM

thanks everyone for your comments ..spalted wood is like opening a birthday present you never know what you are going to get on till you open it up i always love working with spalted wood for this reason
yes this piece looks like snapshot of earth from a distant past

branch

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fernandoindia

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#7 posted 07-01-2011 04:40 PM

Hi Branch. Nice spadted. Turned out great.

Hope you promptly recover

Are you still using your Record chisels? I am about to order some Records.

-- Back home. Fernando

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branch

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#8 posted 07-01-2011 09:13 PM

hi frenando getting stronger every day thanks for asking
got back in the workshop today for a hour or 2 cut a few pen blanks
it felt good to be making some sawdust
yes still using record chisels i like them
the are not to expensive and take a good edge
and hold the edge well i would recommend them
if you never used them before i hope you like them
and make a lot of chippings and some nice projects
have fun and stay safe

branch

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#9 posted 07-01-2011 10:51 PM

Nice work Branch. You just never know where the spalting will take you. It’s an unexpected surprise! Roman

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!

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Transition

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#10 posted 07-02-2011 06:00 AM

Yes, “Pangea”!

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

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MShort

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#11 posted 07-07-2011 01:33 AM

Great looking bowl. Love the spalting on this one.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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sedcokid

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#12 posted 07-07-2011 03:39 AM

Branch,
Another great project!! No matter what you turn it always comes out top Shelf!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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