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Natural Edge Maple Burl Bowl

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Project by Moby posted 1044 days ago 1225 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first natural edge bowl. Definitely my best work so far! All questions and comments are welcome. Enjoy!





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peteg

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#1 posted 1044 days ago

I can understand your pleasure with this one Moby, your cover shot looks like a simmering volcano, realy lovely piece, well done : ))

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

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peteg

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#2 posted 1044 days ago

I can understand your pleasure with this one Moby, your cover shot look like a simmering volcano, realy lovely piece, well done : ))

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

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JamesVavra

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#3 posted 1044 days ago

Beautiful!

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Jonathan

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#4 posted 1044 days ago

Wow, that is beautiful! Nicely done. I especially like the first photo, and see what Pete is saying about it looking like a simmering volcano.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#5 posted 1043 days ago

What a wonderful looking bowl. Great job.

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DantheWoodworker

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#6 posted 1043 days ago

That is beautiful. I like it a lot.

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Michael1

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#7 posted 1043 days ago

Very nice. Excellent work.

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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CarlB

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#8 posted 1043 days ago

Well Done

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 1043 days ago

That’s gorgeous. Great job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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B13

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#10 posted 1043 days ago

Wow!

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murch

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#11 posted 1043 days ago

Really impressive bowl Moby. I bet you got a few scares near the finish.

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

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jeepturner

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#12 posted 1043 days ago

Moby, I wanted to compliment you on this bowl before I left for work this morning, but ran out of time.
You did a great job on the natural edge, doesn’t look like you lost any of it. I really like this type of cut from a maple burl because you get that great grain pattern rising up the side. You did a great job in capturing it.

-- Mel,

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Moby

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#13 posted 1043 days ago

Thanks a lot for all the compliments guys! The first photo was right after the first coat of finish so it has a bit more pop than the others.

@murch I finished the bowl off the lathe and rubbed it in by hand for no scares.

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Transition

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#14 posted 1038 days ago

Beautiful turn! Nice job on keeping it together.

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

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