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Sugar Maple - all Natural

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Project by jeffthewoodwacker posted 07-18-2011 01:40 AM 944 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a chance to score some primo sugar maple that I used to turn this natural edge sugar maple bowl. Bowl is 15 inches in diameter and 7 inches tall with a uniform wall thickness of 3/16”. Sanded to 320 grit and then hand rubbed in several coats of Formbys gloss tung oil, sanding in between each coat with steel wool. This piece has already found a happy new owner.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.





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Trillium

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#1 posted 07-18-2011 02:24 AM

Ya didnt have to tell us it was “Sugar” maple….. we could already tell by how SWEET it is!

-- Lou

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Karson

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#2 posted 07-18-2011 02:31 AM

I can see the maple sugar in the bottom. Great turning.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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sedcokid

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#3 posted 07-18-2011 03:06 AM

Jeff,
What a Grand look’in bowl. A Job well Done!!! Like the guys said before me…. It sure is sweet ;)

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Transition

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#4 posted 07-18-2011 07:07 AM

Beautiful wood; beautiful turn!

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

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peteg

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#5 posted 07-18-2011 09:49 AM

love thoes natural edge pieces, nice job

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

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