LumberJocks

Maple Bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by Woodbridge posted 12-28-2011 05:55 AM 1068 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a piece of maple log in my shop for about 2 years. I started turing it many months ago, but is was so irregular and had so many holes and cracks in it I could not figure out what to do with it. It was however very nicely figured and so interesting that I did not want to throw it out. Well this week I cut it in half. I ran one half through the bandsaw to make some small boards that I will use to build a box. The other half was used to turn this maple bowl. It is about 6 inches in diameter and just over 3 inches high. As I was turning it started to open up a number of times and there were many spots with bark that I dug out or cracks and they were filled with epoxy mixed with either walnut pine or mahogany sawdust.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)





4 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

113202 posts in 2442 days


#1 posted 12-28-2011 05:57 AM

cool turning.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Rick's profile

Rick

8238 posts in 1897 days


#2 posted 12-28-2011 11:51 AM

Now THAT is Beautiful!!! Love to have it sitting on MY Coffe Table! GOOD STUFF!!

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

View diggerdelaney's profile

diggerdelaney

289 posts in 2615 days


#3 posted 12-28-2011 11:55 PM

Nice job did your nerves hold up like the bowl well done some nice figure in this piece

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

3089 posts in 1283 days


#4 posted 12-29-2011 12:44 AM

Hi Derek, thanks, I think there is almost as much epoxy in this bowl as there wood, but it was some nicely fugured I couldn’t stop.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com