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Project by bfergie posted 11-25-2012 04:14 PM 951 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bowl I made for my Mom’s 90th birthday party. I wanted a special wood so I bought this “Flame” Maple. The wood is absolutely gorgeous. Still have enough left over for another bowl. I had someone else do the laser engraving to commemorate the event.

-- Fergie in CO





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glynn

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#1 posted 11-25-2012 05:07 PM

that is a beauty

-- jim nevada

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#2 posted 11-25-2012 05:11 PM

It looks great, the wood is awesome, and the engraving looks really well done too.

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#3 posted 11-25-2012 06:47 PM

Nicely done.
Beautiful wood.
What size is it?

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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bfergie

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#4 posted 11-25-2012 06:50 PM

It’s about 9 inches in diameter.

-- Fergie in CO

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#5 posted 11-25-2012 09:41 PM

That maple looks great and your sanding/finishing is immaculate. I love the engraving… I’ll have to get it done someday.

-- Allen, Colorado

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 11-25-2012 09:44 PM

Gorgeous bowl. Nice choice of wood!!
Your mom will love it!!

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

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JarodMorris

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#7 posted 11-26-2012 07:17 AM

Nice bowl. Where is Fergie, CO?

-- Dad: Someone was supposed to pick up his toys! Son: My name isn't "Someone".

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bfergie

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#8 posted 11-28-2012 02:48 PM

Thanks for the nice comments. Mom got the bowl already and likes it.

Jarod, I’m in CO, but I’m not always sure where… :)

-- Fergie in CO

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#9 posted 11-28-2012 02:51 PM

That Is gorgeous. What a fine gift, and engraved, too. Lovely!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Jonathan

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#10 posted 02-24-2013 03:35 AM

Beautiful! Seriously, that is a gorgeous bowl. It appears to be quite thin. How thick are the walls? Also curious about your finish?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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