weird bowl with cup

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Project by Blake Thornton posted 950 days ago 763 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this bowl for the company Christmas party, it’s made out of Spalted maple… it’s the only picture I have because I forgot before I gave it away.

It’s also full of worm holes… I was a bit frustrated with this but decided to go forward anyway because I was on a tight timeline.

Finished with semi gloss wipe on poly

This is also the first time I’ve ever left the middle in like that… the various angles were pretty challenging for me since I still barely know what I’m doing.

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#1 posted 950 days ago

That is some great looking maple.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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Blake Thornton

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#2 posted 950 days ago

That is it’s brother… at least I think it was, I bought the wood from the same guy at the same time… so I assume from the same tree. They looked very similar on the outside… it’s cool how different they are on the inside =)

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#3 posted 950 days ago

Very Nice!! I don’t think I have seen one just like yours….. I really like it!

Thanks for Sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 950 days ago

Hey man, that is not wierd. It is a great chip and dip bowl. Just put a glass bowl with dip in the center and fill the outside with chips. Very practical. I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!....................Jim

ps. The grain in that bowl is outstanding!!!

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

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#5 posted 950 days ago

It’s got so much appeal ,A really neat set.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 948 days ago

‘Beautiful turning, quite unique and beautiful grain patterns throughout the wood.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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