Spalted Maple Lidded Bowl

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 09-08-2012 05:32 PM 1214 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This maple was rescued from the side of the road during a power line clearing by the local power company.

-- Xyloid Curt "Exposing the hidden beauty in wood"

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-08-2012 05:36 PM

Welcome to LJ’s!

Spalted wood is really cool most of the time. Never know what’s inside when you get it. Looks like you did a great job.

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

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#2 posted 09-08-2012 05:52 PM

When I see stuff like this, makes me want to run out and get a lathe! Beautiful piece!

-- "We'll preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we'll sentence them to take the last step into a thousand years of darkness." R. Reagan, "The Speech", 1964

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#3 posted 09-08-2012 07:47 PM

hi welcome to LJ nice little spalted box love spalted wood

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#4 posted 09-09-2012 01:24 AM

A real beauty.

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

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#5 posted 09-09-2012 04:12 AM

That thing is gorgeous. Can’t get enough of looking at it. You did a really great project…

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#6 posted 09-10-2012 12:29 AM

First of all, a VERY LARGE WELCOME TO YOU ON BEHALF OF ALL THE LJs. Your turning are beautiful; hope to see more of you work soon.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#7 posted 09-10-2012 02:22 AM

Awesome work of art. Welcome to LJ. Hope to see more of your work.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (

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#8 posted 09-10-2012 02:30 AM


Very nice piece of wood and great turning too.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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