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9.5”x3.25” Chestnut. Pulled this out of a burnt brush pile.
Jun 13, 2012
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#1 posted 06-12-2012 11:20 PM
Love the grain.. And new chainsaw??
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#2 posted 06-12-2012 11:30 PM
“Turned” out very nice. Great job.
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#3 posted 06-13-2012 01:16 AM
t good save Great job.
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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. Tomwww.mrtomswoodworking.com84-384-4938
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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
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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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#9 posted 06-13-2012 05:29 AM
Nice bowl! It shows there can be beauty in disaster.Thanks for sharing.
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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
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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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#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.
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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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#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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#15 posted 06-13-2012 08:55 PM
Wow that cleaned up well.
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