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A Couple Projects with Spalted Elm from Grizzman

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Project by TrBlu posted 07-05-2012 03:12 AM 903 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A while back Robert Putman (aka Grizzman) and I did a little trading. One of the piece I received was a piece of Elm root with some interesting spalting. So far I have a couple small project out of it.

The middle of the center of the piece had a punky surprise, so the bowl is a lot smaller than I hoped. But the small bowl, opened the opportunity to us some of the outer areas for the razor handle. I also have a couple pen blanks for future turning.

Thanks Robert!!! I hope I did the elm

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 07-05-2012 03:19 AM

Really nice grain. Nice work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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grizzman

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#2 posted 07-05-2012 10:23 AM

hey there tim, that really turned out great…ill have to see if i can find anymore of it…., love the pen too…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 07-25-2012 03:57 AM

Beautiful wood and a great way to use it.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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