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Project by EyeOfTheJen posted 01-27-2012 04:59 AM 1426 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just another piece from some of the trees we had taken down. The grain runs the ENTIRE length of the trunk. We have so mush of this I don’t know what to do with it all.. but I’m sure I will think of something! :)

13×11
wall thickness – 1/4 inch

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.





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waho6o9

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#1 posted 01-27-2012 05:03 AM

Awesome grain, and a beautiful turned bowl. Very nice.

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degoose

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#2 posted 01-27-2012 05:22 AM

Exotic.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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devann

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#3 posted 01-27-2012 05:26 AM

Free wood is good. What you’ve done with it even better. It’s a beauty.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 01-27-2012 05:30 AM

beautiful wood and a beautiful turning. The grain is so nice and I really like the shape of the turning.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 01-27-2012 07:23 AM

Nice looking turning

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-27-2012 08:43 AM

Hey Jen, 13×11 wow thats a pretty good sized bowl, seeing you have sooooo much of it I am going to ckeck out freight to NZ ::: )))))
Beautiful piece of timber left so natural, well done, oh, & stop worring about how good the others are, just concentrate on how you are going to outdo them.
Pete

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

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HalDougherty

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#7 posted 01-27-2012 01:07 PM

Jen,

Beautiful turning. The wood looks fantastic. Too bad it’s so far to East Tennessee. I’d saw some of the logs into lumber for you.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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ed220

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#8 posted 01-27-2012 04:12 PM

That is awesome. I love the grain pattern. Great job of turning. You are quite accomplished.

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shipwright

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#9 posted 01-27-2012 04:50 PM

Another beauty Jen. Nice work.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Vintagetoni

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#10 posted 01-27-2012 05:00 PM

Beautiful shape & grain! Love it! I must work on finding some sources for free wood!

-- toni --- SW WI...working on shop setup....wish I could say diligently. "Time is a healer, a friend & a maker of dreams."

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LittlePaw

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#11 posted 01-27-2012 06:21 PM

The endless variety and beauty of the grain truly do justice to your turning skills. Beautifully done, Jen!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#12 posted 01-27-2012 07:00 PM

Wonderful piece

-- Norman

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Transition

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#13 posted 01-28-2012 04:37 AM

Looks like some of the Purple Beech I’ve been turning. Whatevere it is, beautiful wood, beautiful turn…

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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#14 posted 02-09-2012 04:26 PM

Your work is beautiful! You don’t need diamonds when you have beautiful wood. Your creativity has no bounds!

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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Hoakie

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#15 posted 02-09-2012 07:07 PM

Awesome rescue. I’ve started hollow forms recently and really enjoy the journey. Thanks for sharing

-- John H. [To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. ~Edison]

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