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Project by Hix posted 1081 days ago 1041 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was alot of fun. It was an experiment in using Titebond to fill cracks. That part did not work very well but I had to find out for myself. I have been working on form, trying to get a better curve and a better foot. This is Juniper, about 8” across, Danish oil w/ a couple of coats from the handy rattle can. Don’t look too close at the finish.

-- ---call me---- Mark





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 1081 days ago

That is an absolutely beautiful bowl! I love the grain color and contrast!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 1081 days ago

How about a picture from above so we can see the whole bowl ? Thanks : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Karson

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#3 posted 1081 days ago

Great bowl. Nice job.

-- 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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S2artDesigns

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#4 posted 1081 days ago

Good lookin bowl!! Great color

-- Visit my Etsy site to see my burl wood jewelry at http://www.etsy.com/shop/S2ArtDesigns?ref=si_shop

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sedcokid

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#5 posted 1081 days ago

Absolutlly Beautiful!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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peteg

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#6 posted 1081 days ago

Nice job Mark, I like the top rim, beautiful piece of timber, your form is pretty good to me. :)

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

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Ovidiu

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#7 posted 1081 days ago

Jim J. is right: the contrast is very pleasing to the eye. The colors are warm and very compatible with each other (as only nature can match it). I do not know why, but looking at this Juniper bowl, it came to my mind a Native American Horse … an Indian Horse.
You did a great bowl.

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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stefang

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#8 posted 1077 days ago

Great job on this. I too like the contrast in the Juniper. I just cut down some juniper in my garden and I’ve sliced it up, so it won’t be turned, but it seems to be a good wood to work with.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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