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Project by Chaotic posted 09-07-2012 06:41 PM 1124 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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10 3/4” x 4 3/4” Spalted Elm. Debated between map and cumulus.





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Kookaburra

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#1 posted 09-07-2012 07:13 PM

Map definitely. Very cool looking bowl. Does the inside have the same figuring? Nice use for a beautiful piece of wood.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 09-07-2012 07:23 PM

Map in this position and possibly clouds if upside down : ) Very nice spalting : )
More photos would be nice !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Chaotic

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#3 posted 09-07-2012 07:28 PM

Yes, the spalting carries through in basically the same pattern on the inside

I’ll see about more pictures later on

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Tom Godfrey

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#4 posted 09-07-2012 07:30 PM

Looks like another map to me. I would like to get my hands on some wood like that to work with. Great job

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tomhcww@gmail.com)

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dustysawyer

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#5 posted 09-07-2012 07:45 PM

Easily recognizable as the United States of Spalta in the deciduous hemisphere. Nice bowl. Thanks for sharing.

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 09-07-2012 07:59 PM

LOL : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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steamfab

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#7 posted 09-07-2012 08:12 PM

A map to me, too. I would love to add this to my collection of maps.
Simply stunning!

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branch

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#8 posted 09-07-2012 08:25 PM

hi very nice piece of turning love the spalted in it was it hard to work with or did it stand up to the chisels or did it tear out did you have to use something to harden it up very nice bowl

branch

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 09-07-2012 08:40 PM

S W E E T !

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

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Sodabowski

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#10 posted 09-07-2012 08:59 PM

@ dusty: LOL I was hoping it were Map(le) but you win ;)

Great bowl :)

-- Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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woodshaver

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#11 posted 09-07-2012 09:16 PM

I think I can see Australia from my house! Nice Work !!!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 09-07-2012 11:50 PM

WOW, is that ever a beautiful bowl!!

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

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robscastle

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#13 posted 09-11-2012 09:13 PM

Very nice certainly worth a second look.

Regards

Robert

-- Regards Robert

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