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Project by Steve Esterby posted 930 days ago 1289 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really like to make bowls with my driftwood scraps. The main tool is a chainsaw. It really creates endless posibbilities. There are a lot of cracks in driftwood,so I try and incorporate the breaks into the bowl. Things happen very fast so that it feels like its being done intuitively instead of a lot of thought. Just hold on and see what happens. Usually takes about an hour using 3 tools. chainsaw…grinder ….drill with 4” sanding pad. Lots of fun and easy to sell. These bowls are both redwood. The biggest bowl is 23” long and 14” wide…5” deep. The small one is about 14” at the widest.

-- steve...e-mail-themantelshop@hotmail.com........remember,the best teacher is repetition.





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Tallahassee

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#1 posted 930 days ago

Very nice work, Steve.

-- Dana, Tallahassee, FL

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mtnwild

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#2 posted 930 days ago

Pretty nice alright. Really great possibilities….......Beautiful…..........

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

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whitedog

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#3 posted 929 days ago

Great looking bowls.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 929 days ago

Nice work. That second bowl in pics 2 and 3 is beautiful. The grain just pops out at ya. Great job!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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bowtie

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#5 posted 929 days ago

they look great, tried making one and took most of the day to finish.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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