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Holly and Mahogany Lidded Bowl

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 12-24-2012 09:31 PM 714 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small bowl I made from a Holly tree downed in the storms of 2004 in Florida. The Mahogany is from a board I have had in the shop for many years, but originally was obtained from a boat builder. The bowl measures 5 3/4 inches in diameter at its widest point by 4 1/4 inches high. The bowl is finished with lacquer. The size and shape of the bowl was mostly determined by large cracks n the bottom of the bowl blank, but I am pleased with the result.

-- Xyloid Curt www.etsy.com/shop/xyloidcreations





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#1 posted 12-24-2012 09:33 PM

Beautiful bowl,a very fine turning.

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#2 posted 12-24-2012 11:14 PM

Nice!

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#3 posted 12-25-2012 12:03 AM

LOVE holly wood. You did a great job on this, it’s beautiful!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 12-25-2012 12:16 AM

Holly is so nice. Beautiful combination and design.

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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#5 posted 12-25-2012 01:19 AM

beautiful bowl. It looks expertly turned. The combination of the holly bowl and handle with the mahogany lid are really quite nice.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 12-25-2012 03:05 AM

Yes, the Holly is a pleasure to turn. The tree I salvaged this wood from was a majestic tree before it was damaged. Unfortunately I only got a portion of it and I am almost out of it.

Curt

-- Xyloid Curt www.etsy.com/shop/xyloidcreations

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#7 posted 12-25-2012 01:44 PM

Beautiful Bowl!!

-- William from the oldest town in Texas

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