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Russian Olive Natural Edge Bowl

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Project by Roper posted 08-12-2012 02:48 PM 2205 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Russian Olive Natural Edge Bowl 10” x 3”

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 08-12-2012 03:08 PM

Nice job. I like Russian Olive, it just smells bad.

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

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 08-12-2012 04:11 PM

Very good work. I like it a lot.

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

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Clint Searl

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#3 posted 08-12-2012 05:33 PM

Prizeworthy!

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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peteg

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#4 posted 08-12-2012 09:16 PM

I lioke these pieces, it’s like letting mother nature have a wee peep at the world :)
Pete

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 08-12-2012 09:35 PM

Cool bowl! I’ll have a chance to get some in Jan and I’ll think I’ll try it also!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Loucarb

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#6 posted 08-12-2012 10:20 PM

Nicely done.

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racerglen

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#7 posted 08-13-2012 03:10 PM

Do you have any problems wi th the wood ? I react with runny nose big time when
working the stuff, dust mask, face shield everything.
(while sanding on my lathe)

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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Roper

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#8 posted 08-13-2012 10:42 PM

Thank you very much. Monte your are right it can smell very bad sometimes. Glen I have noticed the runny nose thing happens with dried Russian Olive more then green but its not just you it happens to me also.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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racerglen

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#9 posted 08-14-2012 10:15 AM

Thought it might have been just me, but I know Olive wood is one of those on the list of “activators”
that can spark alergies and reactions. never tried green just some dried stuff from the prunings of my backyard shade tree.
(at least now it’s big enough I dont have to worry about kids and pets and such getting stabbed with the spikes..nasty stuff!)

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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