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Elm Calabash Bowl

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Project by Chaotic posted 688 days ago 948 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

7”x 4” Spalted Elm. Sanded to 400 then buffed with tripoli, boiled linseed oil one coat.





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 688 days ago

Another beauty! Love that wood.

How much of that elm do you have??

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

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Chaotic

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#2 posted 688 days ago

Thanks, haha. Maybe 10 more, but I’ve been cherry picking the blanks that have dried. Picking the ones that look the coolest. They’ll probably start being less dramatic as I get to them.

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peteg

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#3 posted 688 days ago

A beautiful classic turn with a great piece of timber, I like that rim treatment
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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#4 posted 688 days ago

Beautiful grain in that bowl. I love it!!

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

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 688 days ago

Beautiful wood. You did a great job displaying it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Tom Godfrey

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#6 posted 688 days ago

Great job, great looking bowl. Like the way you turned the lip of the bowl. Looking at the bowl is makes the think of a map of the world.

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

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 688 days ago

beautiful bowl. The wood grain is really great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 687 days ago

Coming out amazingly! Loving the wood grain.

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Arlin Eastman

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#9 posted 687 days ago

Outstanding work and finish. Love the Spalting too.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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timjr

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#10 posted 687 days ago

that is really beautiful.

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Blackie_

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#11 posted 685 days ago

Very Nice Bowl

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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