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Maple Burl Bowl

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Project by Chad0125 posted 11-08-2012 01:32 PM 590 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple burl bowl – my first burl. A friend at work gave me a maple burl, this is only half as it was to big for my lathe. So I made two blocks instead of 1. Left it with some of the natural bark, and not a flat top as I thought added some extra character. It was a fun project and everystep of turning there was something new to see within the wood. He is going to give it to his mom as a birthday present.





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#1 posted 11-08-2012 01:55 PM

I like it. Love the wood.

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

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#2 posted 11-08-2012 11:54 PM

I am making one too! A maple tree fell during the Sandy storm and there was a burl I had my eye one pretty high up in the tree. I never thought I was going to be able to walk up and just cut it off. I have lots of firewood too! Anyway the bowl looks great!

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