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Project by TedM posted 2167 days ago 1459 views 6 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After I made the Easter Plant Pot that has a band of Padauk around its center I wanted to make a bowl of solid Padauk. Here it is.

It’s 6” in diameter and 2” tall and finished with Ultra Shine and Shellawax.

The combnation of the rich red and orange tones of the Padauk and the polish reminds me of fire.

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!





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gator9t9

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#1 posted 2167 days ago

Very Nice …..Lovely color and great shine ….good job ….I am having my late breakfast cereal now ..with blackberries and that would bowl would do nicely …
Thank you so much for sharing ..

-- Mike in Bonney Lake " If you are real real real good your whole life, You 'll be buried in a curly maple coffin when you die."

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StraightEdge

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#2 posted 2167 days ago

Wow! What a beautiful bowl. I am inspired by your work.

“Fired” up in Richmond!

Carlyle

My brother just saw this bowl. He turns wrenchs, not bowls, and he loved it!

-- Cheers!

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Bob42

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#3 posted 2167 days ago

Love the bowl and color! Great job

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2167 days ago

Fantastic color and finish!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2167 days ago

Ted,

This is beautifully done. This piece is truly inspirational. You did such a good job on the finish and turning.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Napaman

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#6 posted 2166 days ago

I am at work…clicked on LJ’s for just a moment….and saw tht shine—-and had to comment…amazing…really nice!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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jjohn

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#7 posted 2166 days ago

Very pretty bowl. Well done.

-- JJohn

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TedM

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#8 posted 2166 days ago

Thanks everyone, for the comments. It really means a lot!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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trifern

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#9 posted 2166 days ago

That is beautiful wood with an awesome finish. Nice job!

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Bob A in NJ

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#10 posted 2166 days ago

Great idea and execution, I have a piece this large and will make one. Thanks for the idea.
Bob

-- Bob A in NJ

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TedM

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#11 posted 2166 days ago

Thanks Trifern!

Bob A, thanks and looking forward to seeing it!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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Mark D.

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#12 posted 2166 days ago

That’s one nice looking bowl! I love the shape too… very elegant.

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Woodhacker

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#13 posted 2165 days ago

Wow, I love the color. Very Nice.

Thanks for posting.

-- Martin, Kansas

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Grumpy

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#14 posted 2165 days ago

Excellent turning & beaut timber Ted.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Chris

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#15 posted 2113 days ago

Very Nice Ted! I like the overall proportions with the wide rim. Very nice color….

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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