spalted alder driftwood bowl

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Project by Steve Esterby posted 02-07-2012 04:05 PM 2352 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This bowl is 2ft wide and 10 inches deep. Crappiest piece of driftwood I ever saw. My philosophy with wood is “the uglier on the outside….the more beautiful on the inside. It definitely proved to be in this piece.

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#1 posted 02-07-2012 04:28 PM

Wonderful bowl and a big one too. Nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-07-2012 04:36 PM

Looks great…you helped the beauty come out.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#3 posted 02-07-2012 04:54 PM

Very nice. Do you have it displayed in a gallery somewhere?


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#4 posted 02-07-2012 07:17 PM

Wow, that’s a beautiful piece of art!

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#5 posted 02-07-2012 09:42 PM

That’s what you call “a bowl” 2’ wide wow, nice job Steve

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

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#6 posted 02-08-2012 02:09 AM

Steve that bowl has a lot of motion and change of direction going on. Yes you did reach into the heart of this piece of driftwood to expose the beauty inside!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#7 posted 02-08-2012 03:00 AM

Thanks for your kind comments…...Barb,I do sell bowls in galleries but this one ended up in my neices home. she likes to change the contents according to the season.

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#8 posted 02-08-2012 09:24 AM

very, very, very cool vessel. Impressive in size, and skill.

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#9 posted 02-08-2012 10:43 AM

A work of art!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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