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Project by Steve Esterby posted 05-29-2012 01:52 AM 1862 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these bowls were made from two halves of the same driftwood root ball. both bowls have rocks imbedded in them. The root grew right around the gravel sized rocks and created the crazy scars that were left behind. Also there is gray coloring that was leached from the rocks. These were carved with a chainsaw. they are aproximately 19” long and 13” wide.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 05-29-2012 02:16 AM

Always a pleasure to see your posts. You have a great eye for what needs to be done with your pieces.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 05-29-2012 06:36 AM

Great work!

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#3 posted 05-29-2012 06:44 AM

Steve

that is a stunning bowl.

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#4 posted 05-29-2012 06:50 AM

man i like that. thats beautiful as was said its stunning

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#5 posted 05-29-2012 10:40 AM

Beautiful!

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#6 posted 05-29-2012 12:12 PM

Nice job on these. You definitely have a talent with that chainsaw. Beautiful work.

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

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#7 posted 05-29-2012 01:26 PM

Great bowls. The wood is so interesting and you have brought the best out of it.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 05-29-2012 01:44 PM

Truly beautiful work!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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#9 posted 05-29-2012 01:54 PM

wow steve that is one great find, and youir craftsmanship , is a bright light here, great job, i love this bowl, see all that crazy grain and figure pop out at you must have been a real treat…thanks for showing this, it made my morning…grizz

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#10 posted 05-29-2012 05:30 PM

Magnificent!!

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#11 posted 05-30-2012 12:09 AM

What a great job Steve, good spotting the potential for these two beauties, they ain’t too small either :)
Pete

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#12 posted 05-30-2012 09:15 AM

Very Nice Indeed!

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#13 posted 10-13-2013 10:16 PM

Chain saw??? WOW!!!!

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