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Burned Chestnut Bowl

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Project by Chaotic posted 778 days ago 2458 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 778 days ago

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 778 days ago

“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 778 days ago

t good save Great job.

-- Nimkee** Joe

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Tom Godfrey

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#4 posted 778 days ago

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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84-384-4938

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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Chaotic

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#5 posted 778 days ago

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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bowtie

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#6 posted 778 days ago

WOW!

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

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sras

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#7 posted 777 days ago

That is quite a save!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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thedude50

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#8 posted 777 days ago

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 777 days ago

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

-- Douwe

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peteg

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#10 posted 777 days ago

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 777 days ago

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 777 days ago

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 777 days ago

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 777 days ago

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 777 days ago

Wow that cleaned up well.

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