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Burned Chestnut Bowl

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Project by Chaotic posted 06-12-2012 11:13 PM 2539 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

9.5”x3.25” Chestnut. Pulled this out of a burnt brush pile.





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craigo

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#1 posted 06-12-2012 11:20 PM

Love the grain.. And new chainsaw??

-- making something from nothing, and making it your own... thats life.

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 06-12-2012 11:30 PM

“Turned” out very nice. Great job.

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

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IndianJoe

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#3 posted 06-13-2012 01:16 AM

t good save Great job.

-- Nimkee** Joe

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Tom Godfrey

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#4 posted 06-13-2012 01:27 AM

That’s what I call beautiful. Not a lot of people can see something like this coming from a piece of burned wood. What’s that old saying? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Mr. Tom
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-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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Chaotic

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#5 posted 06-13-2012 01:31 AM

Thanks. Craigo, it is pretty new. Got it back in Early February :) My only regret is not going all the way and getting a 600+ series. Love the saw though.

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#6 posted 06-13-2012 01:53 AM

WOW!

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#7 posted 06-13-2012 04:43 AM

That is quite a save!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 06-13-2012 05:04 AM

Chestnut is one of my favorite woods where did the tree come from that you got a log of the endangered wood I buy all the chestnut i can find but i never see growing trees of chestnut

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Douwe

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#9 posted 06-13-2012 05:29 AM

Nice bowl! It shows there can be beauty in disaster.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Douwe

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#10 posted 06-13-2012 07:36 AM

A couple of very nice results, guess it was “pre dried ” :: ))
beautifull timber
Pete

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

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stefang

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#11 posted 06-13-2012 11:41 AM

Nice bowl. That chestnut is very beautiful wood. Almost never see it anymore.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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spunwood

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#12 posted 06-13-2012 04:24 PM

Great bowl. So glad you posted the 1st picture. The bowl really reveals what its source is…like looking at the stump or log for the first time. Cool.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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Chaotic

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#13 posted 06-13-2012 07:36 PM

Thanks guys. Thedude50: I was told it was blown down a year or so ago in a bad storm/tornado. She thought the log was still “ok” but turns out it got pushed up in a brush pile and lit on fire. The outer two inches were badly checked but there was still some decent wood inside. I think the fire had made it rather brittle and chip prone however.

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Dustmite97

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#14 posted 06-13-2012 07:47 PM

Nice bowl! I find it very amusing to see what can be made from a log.

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#15 posted 06-13-2012 08:55 PM

Wow that cleaned up well.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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