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Project by meaded posted 09-01-2012 02:50 AM 597 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Big old maple slab, pith runs through it and hope it is stable enough now remain intact. 12” diameter, 7.5” height 1/2” thick, heavier in the base about 3/4 thick.





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MonteCristo

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#1 posted 09-01-2012 03:06 AM

Funny how people avoid knots, the pith etc on many pieces but they look great on bowls !

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murch

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#2 posted 09-01-2012 09:20 AM

That’s a bowl with a lot of character. Hope it stays in shape for you.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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sedcokid

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#3 posted 09-01-2012 01:02 PM

Good looking bowl, I have always cut the pith out of my bowls but it looks okay. This is a good looking bowl with a lot of character! nice finish too.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Tom Godfrey

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#4 posted 09-01-2012 05:46 PM

Was this bowl turned green? If so wondering what shape it will take after it dries.
I love the look of the bowl and really like leaving the pith. No matter what happens this should turn out to be a great work of art.

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

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