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simple bowl out of spalted beech

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Project by branch posted 09-08-2011 11:14 PM 1302 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi fellow LJ just a simple bowl out of spalted beech was looking through some old blanks i had stashed away and thought it was time to make something out of them so this was what i came up with it has some nice patterns on it,
it is 9 inch by 4 1/2 finished with 5 coats of tung oil and buffed all comments welcome
branch





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Doug McPherson

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#1 posted 09-08-2011 11:21 PM

I LOVE that grain pattern. It reminds me of looking at map/globe. Very nice!

-- DullChiselDoug, http://www.mcphersonvisionsinwood.com

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1stump

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#2 posted 09-08-2011 11:23 PM

Beautiful piece of wood there. You’ve done a fine job of letting it out of its’ hiding place. Isn’t it exiting seeing what God has put in there for us to find! Now, go find some more and show them to us.

-- Loving what I do, while I do it for Christ !

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patron

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#3 posted 09-09-2011 01:05 AM

as usual branch

well done

beautiful wood

you brought it out well

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 09-09-2011 02:05 AM

Gorgeous Spalting !! Nice turning : )

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

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sedcokid

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#5 posted 09-09-2011 03:28 AM

Branch,
What can I say…. Another beautiful job as always!! Beautiful spalting!!

Thanks for Sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Bob Collins

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#6 posted 09-09-2011 03:59 AM

Nice turning Branch, like the grain of the spalting.

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

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peteg

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#7 posted 09-09-2011 06:04 AM

I like the profile Branch, you’ve added a bit of interest to it :: ))

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

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#8 posted 09-09-2011 06:58 AM

Best wishes Branch

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#9 posted 09-09-2011 07:31 AM

Nice job exposing the beauty within Branch!

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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murch

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#10 posted 09-09-2011 07:35 AM

Branch – I love the spalting. Great looking bowl.

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

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jjw5858

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#11 posted 09-09-2011 01:28 PM

Great Job here on this. The patterns do look like a globe. Inspiring work as always, be well.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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branch

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#12 posted 09-09-2011 07:35 PM

hi friends thanks for all the nice comments it is always nice to get feed back IT evens looks much nicer in reality the wood i mean i made a few more not as nice a patron in them i will post them later

branch

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fernandoindia

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#13 posted 09-09-2011 07:41 PM

Hi Branch, nice turning, reminds an old map.
as usual beautiful.

well done

-- Back home. Fernando

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