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Project by TedM posted 05-12-2008 07:48 PM 1619 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 05-12-2008 07:53 PM

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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#2 posted 05-12-2008 08:55 PM

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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#3 posted 05-12-2008 09:21 PM

Love the bowl and color! Great job

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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#4 posted 05-12-2008 09:37 PM

Fantastic color and finish!

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

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#5 posted 05-12-2008 09:46 PM

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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#6 posted 05-13-2008 12:23 AM

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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#7 posted 05-13-2008 01:27 AM

Very pretty bowl. Well done.

-- JJohn

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TedM

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#8 posted 05-13-2008 03:32 AM

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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#9 posted 05-13-2008 05:01 AM

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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#10 posted 05-13-2008 05:41 AM

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 05-13-2008 08:29 PM

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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#12 posted 05-13-2008 08:42 PM

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

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#13 posted 05-14-2008 01:11 AM

Wow, I love the color. Very Nice.

Thanks for posting.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#14 posted 05-14-2008 01:42 AM

Excellent turning & beaut timber Ted.

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

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#15 posted 07-05-2008 06:55 PM

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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