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Project by Chaotic posted 01-18-2012 12:27 AM 1319 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A natural edge persimmon bowl.





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#1 posted 01-18-2012 12:55 AM

wow that’s an amazing bowl.

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#2 posted 01-18-2012 01:04 AM

That is very cool bowl!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#3 posted 01-18-2012 01:06 AM

fantastic bowl

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 01-18-2012 01:18 AM

Wow, that is a fascinating bowl, one of the nicest natural edges I have seen. Maybe the reason it stands out is that the bark is so thick.
I would like to see a few more pictures of the edge if you have em.

-- Mel,

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#5 posted 01-18-2012 01:46 AM

wow that’s a craggie old edge you got there, fabulous job just keeping it together, :: ))

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

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#6 posted 01-18-2012 01:52 AM

Really nice, unusual, looks like it came the bottom of the ocean, great piece of turning.

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#7 posted 01-18-2012 01:53 AM

That’s a beauty! WOW…............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#8 posted 01-18-2012 01:59 AM

Awesome bowl… its bark looks like clay…

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#9 posted 01-18-2012 04:53 AM

Beautiful. Nature’s contrast is stunning, eh?

-- Laywer by day, Carpenter by later in the day.

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#10 posted 01-18-2012 05:26 AM

Yep, I really like the bark on persimmon. This is the first I’ve worked with it, and I have plenty more to experiment with. I’ll probably try a smaller diameter bowl next to raise the edges up, something with a less exaggerated undulation in other words.

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#11 posted 01-18-2012 02:05 PM

This is Gorgeous!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#12 posted 01-18-2012 04:18 PM

BEAUTIFUL! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
(The greatest woodworking show since the invention of wood is now online!)

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#13 posted 01-18-2012 05:40 PM

It is amazing what nature, combined with true skill can create. That bowl is simply amazing.

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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#14 posted 01-18-2012 08:15 PM

Wow seems like a good word to describe this piece

very nice

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#15 posted 01-19-2012 04:02 AM

awesome

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