Spalted Maple bowls

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Project by JT23325 posted 10-02-2012 11:16 PM 797 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was some reclaimed firewood that had been laying around for about 2 years. When I finally got around to splitting it this is what cale out and I had to do something with it.. coated with 3 coats lauqer and bowling alley wax.

Bowling alley wax works amazing on cast Iron surfaces as well.

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-03-2012 12:13 AM

Super nice bowls!!..............Jim

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#2 posted 10-03-2012 12:22 AM

That is the finest spalting I have ever seen. Well done on makeing the bowls. If you would like to sell afew pieces I would love to turn something out of it.

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#3 posted 10-03-2012 05:56 AM

Great job with the bowls.

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#4 posted 10-03-2012 09:07 PM

hi great looking piece of turning love the figuring in the wood
i like it

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#5 posted 10-03-2012 10:08 PM

I will see what I have..

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#6 posted 10-04-2012 12:30 AM

That’s great! Nice to see that piece of firewood not go to waste. I can’t tell you how many times I had pieces like that go to waste because I didn’t have a lathe to turn them at the time, Now I do!!!

-- Most people say "Measure Twice, Cut Once." I say, "Cut Twice, Measure Once".

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#7 posted 10-04-2012 03:19 AM

Lovely spalting ! Is this Ambrosia Maple ? Looks a bit different than the Western Big Leaf Maple I have.

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