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21" x 7.5" Red Mallee Burl Bowl

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Project by TheGregor posted 788 days ago 816 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi All:

This is the first project I’ve posted. It’s a Red Mallee burl bowl that I’ve been carving for the past several weeks. I just finished it today and put it on our mantel. I just love the 3 dimensional qualities of this bowl. Carving, sanding, applying several coats of Tung oil and polishing took me longer than it probably should’ve, but I
like the final product. I’m in the midst carving a Brown Mallee burl bowl now. I just loved these Australian burls!!!

-- The Gregor, Lancaster, Pa





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HalDougherty

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#1 posted 788 days ago

Wow, that’s beautiful!

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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TheGregor

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#2 posted 788 days ago

Thanks!!! The picture doesn’t do it justice.

-- The Gregor, Lancaster, Pa

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#3 posted 788 days ago

Gorgeous !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#4 posted 788 days ago

Beautiful piece of work. You have a gift! I really really like what you did with this….just stunning.

Welcome to the projects page!

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

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#5 posted 787 days ago

Pretty piece…. and pretty piece of wood. It reminds me of waves falling.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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