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Camphor Bowl

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Project by Mark posted 581 days ago 654 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is camphor turned sidegrain w/natural edge. If you have not yet turned camphor wood it smells great when you put the gouge to it.

1. turned green down to 3/4” thick
2. ca glued the bark rim
3. let dry in paper bag
4. re-turned to 5/8” thick
5. sanded and applied semi gloss lacquer

-- Mark clio,mi ..making wood talk is fun





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ldl

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#1 posted 581 days ago

I like the natural edge and the lip effect on the top. Good job.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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MonteCristo

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#2 posted 581 days ago

Interesting piece. I had never heard of this tree until I just looked it up. I like woods that have a nice smell to them.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 580 days ago

Really looks amazing with the live edge and the wood grain and smells great too!

—www.sawblade.com

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stefang

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#4 posted 580 days ago

Beautiful bowl. You can turn you photo image right side up in the photo editing program that is part of your photo gallery (if you want to).

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Mark

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#5 posted 580 days ago

sefang, thanks for the tip on rotating the pics, I have them fixed now

-- Mark clio,mi ..making wood talk is fun

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BarbS

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#6 posted 493 days ago

Love your camphor bowl, Mark. What are its dimensions?

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Mark

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#7 posted 492 days ago

The bowl is 5 1/2 inches tall and 9” wide at the top.

-- Mark clio,mi ..making wood talk is fun

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