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Small bowl in spalted birch

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Project by blarsen posted 05-30-2012 04:12 PM 655 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A colleague is leaving us, and I wanted to present him with a memento. In my woodpile I found a nice lump of spalted birch – from a tree by my cabin that didn’t survive the rather snowrich winter a couple of years back. I have never turned spalted wood before and had worse problems with tearout than I expected. The final result is rather rough, but I guess it’ll have to do for now.

-- Bjørn Hell Larsen, Stavanger, Norway





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murch

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#1 posted 05-31-2012 10:31 AM

Look’s great to me. I like it.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#2 posted 05-31-2012 12:48 PM

I agree that you did this wood justice. A very nice job with what you were working with. Lovely spalt in the wood.

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

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