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couple of ash bowls

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Project by woodtickgreg posted 01-22-2012 07:06 PM 619 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Both are saves from a friends firewood pile. The first one is my first attempt at endgrain turning, The second one has the most amazing curly figure I have ever seen in ash. The rim on the second one extends both inside and outside. Both are finished with wipe on oil poly.

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-22-2012 07:10 PM

wow looks like cherry,super turnings.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 08:40 PM

Pretty wood and a nice job of turning it.
The rim detail sets it off from the ordinary bowl or cup showing some forethought about the design.

I have never tired Ash under what appears to be the false assumption that the wood fibers would be “stringy” and the end grain would tear badly.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#3 posted 01-23-2012 03:21 AM

Great looking bowls. I have never seen grain like that in ash.

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