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Rectangular olive ash bowl

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Project by George watkins posted 07-01-2011 11:28 AM 1377 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello folks

here is a rectangular bowl form- I used to make allot of these but hadn’t made one for a few years- this piece was turned green from a lovely piece of olive ash which was windblown on a nearby farm in 2010.I cut the wood from a crotch section which also showed some ripple- the ends of the piece were left as they were straight from the chainsaw
this piece measures 6 3/4” wide by 13” long and 2.5” deep- finished with woodoc 10 oil

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#1 posted 07-01-2011 02:10 PM

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#2 posted 07-01-2011 02:31 PM

Very nice winged bowl, sounds like the lathe will take off turning this style of bowl.

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

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#3 posted 07-02-2011 02:11 AM

Very nice, and strikingly different! I Love It!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 07-02-2011 11:54 PM

Very cool, Joe Herrmman has been doing something like this but with the bowl centered, I also heard about a guy loosing a thumb making one of these. This is truly beautiful. Something I’d like to try.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 07-03-2011 09:03 PM

Thank you for all of your kind comments

-- it can't rain all the time!!

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#6 posted 07-10-2011 01:36 AM

Pretty cool, dude!

It’s obviously a great display piece, but I wonder if it’s a piece to be used as well?

-- Leland, OC Calif., www.safetyshowerbars.com

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#7 posted 06-28-2012 02:19 AM

Want to finish wood in sauna. Would watco oil or BLO stand up to the high temps? Using pine, walnut, and oak.
temps 100 to 160 F.

Thanks,
thumbs

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