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Camphor Bowl

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Project by Mark posted 01-28-2013 02:12 AM 661 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 01-28-2013 02:22 AM

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 01-28-2013 03:07 AM

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 01-28-2013 04:54 PM

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

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stefang

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#4 posted 01-28-2013 07:34 PM

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 01-29-2013 12:15 AM

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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#6 posted 04-26-2013 01:15 AM

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

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Mark

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#7 posted 04-26-2013 04:01 PM

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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