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I like the grain pattern that comes from crotch wood. These two bowls are Western Big Leaf Maple. The second one is a big more colorful as the wood has spalted a bit.
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#1 posted 06-11-2012 09:46 PM
The first one has beautiful grain.The second one is so figured , I have to wonder why the additional lines were cut into it.Nice shape on both of them : )
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#2 posted 06-11-2012 10:17 PM
One of my favorite woods and you did a great job with it. How big are these bowls? As a separate question, what kind of wood is the table? It looks like some Redwood I was just using.
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#3 posted 06-12-2012 02:51 AM
The first one is 14.5” across, the second just over 11”. I have more crotch pieces, some bigger than these, and will post them when I can. I should not really be turning so much right now but I got a bunch of good wood for turning recently and am just trying to reduce the clutter !
Sorry to say that the table is just a big box store special. Not even real wood ! A coffee table is planned (but when ??).
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