Red Flame Boxelder Bowl

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Project by Mattyb22 posted 990 days ago 1114 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first official finished bowl. It turned from a blank of red flame boxelder that I bought off of eBay. What a beautiful and easy wood to work with. I’m really pleased with how it came out and ended up giving it to my sister for her birthday. I’ll definitely be doing more of these as everyone who saw it absolutely loved it! Comments and criticism welcome.

-- Matt, Boca Raton, Florida, "I excel at making sawdust!"

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#1 posted 990 days ago

Beautiful bowl! Very well done! I love how it was cut with the grain in that direction. Really Awesome!

-- "Give me wood..... And I will play with it!"

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#2 posted 990 days ago

That is one fine bowl! Very very very good. Love the grain of that block. Stunning patterns in the wood. Great job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 990 days ago

Great job !!! I’m gonna try that species.

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#4 posted 989 days ago

Very nice bowl. And a perfect finish too.
Very well done !

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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#5 posted 989 days ago

great first! hope you stick with turning & we get to watch your progress

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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