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Project by Bearpie posted 01-01-2013 01:56 AM 1107 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Picture 1- Rosewood Vase 5 1/4” H x 4 1/4” D

Picture 2 & 3- Rosewood bowls 9” D x 3” H

Picture 4 & 5- Segmented Live Oak Burl salvaged from scraps left over from a previous burl bowl. This one was weird to turn because the grains ran every which way but straight.

Picture 6- Segmented bowl made with Elm, Cocobolo and Yellow Heart. The Elm I got from Lumberjock Hal Dougherty some time ago and I finally got around to using it. This was the outer slab from the first cut off the log from his sawmill. I could only get small pieces from it and decided to use the segmented method to salvage the beautiful wood. This is the first time I have used Elm.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#1 posted 01-01-2013 02:12 AM

These are beautiful!

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#2 posted 01-01-2013 02:48 AM

Wow Erwin, back in the grove is right, these are fabulous Mate, dont think I can even pick a favourite, they are all beauties.
Happy new year to you n yours :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 01-01-2013 02:50 AM

I like all of them, particularly #4. Congratulation for each of them. Good start for 2013.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#4 posted 01-01-2013 03:34 AM


-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#5 posted 01-01-2013 03:47 AM

Wow you can say that again great turning with amazing wood.

-- Custom furniture

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Jamie Speirs

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#6 posted 01-01-2013 10:09 AM

A happy new year to you and what a start
They are all beautiful and the finish is amazing
Good to see you back in the shop.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 01-01-2013 02:03 PM

Great job! These are simply beautiful.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 01-01-2013 02:15 PM

Erwin, these are fantastic! All are gorgeous especially the last two! Wow!! I am glad you are back in the groove! ;)

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#9 posted 01-02-2013 12:48 AM

Absolutely beautiful, Erwin! You are so good! :)

Happy New Year to you and Edith!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#10 posted 01-02-2013 04:15 AM

awesome work Lumber BUD … super duper

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#11 posted 01-02-2013 03:34 PM

Amazing bowls! Like the wood and finish. What beautiful pieces they turned out to be.


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