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Black Walnut Nut Bowl

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 486 days ago 793 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This walnut nut bowl measures 9 1/2” in diameter by 3 1/4” high. This is the last of my stock from North Carolina that was rescued from a fire pile in a friend’s back yard. The bowl has a beautiful grain pattern and is finished with lacquer and wax.

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





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MonteCristo

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#1 posted 486 days ago

Nice piece ! Any reason why the bottom is so thick ?

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

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Xyloid_Curt

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#2 posted 486 days ago

It is a little thick, about 3/4” at its thinnest. It is hollowed to about 2 1/4” deep. I viewed it as a centerpiece for a table and not something to be passed around. However, I know nothing about the person that ordered it, so I probably projected my preference in a nutbowl onto the final product. I hope they like it.

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

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MonteCristo

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#3 posted 486 days ago

Well, a little thick is a lot better than going thru the bottom ! I am sure that’s been done a few times !

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

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