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Spalted Maple Bowl with Copper Inlay (2nd bowl)

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Project by Rick M. posted 05-09-2013 06:30 AM 1068 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second bowl, spalted maple from a tree that blew over last winter. I filled a void with padauk dust and CA glue then got a little cocky and decided to add a copper inlay. Finished with Odie’s Oil.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|





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oldnovice

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#1 posted 05-09-2013 07:43 AM

This one bowls me over! The “cockeyness” paid off!

Good work thanks for showing here!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#2 posted 05-09-2013 10:42 AM

Lookin’ good!

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#3 posted 05-09-2013 12:19 PM

Wow, Rick. You have flown up to the head of the class rather quickly. Nice job on #2…..........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 05-09-2013 01:39 PM

Awesome love the copper inlay… Looks great… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#5 posted 05-09-2013 01:39 PM

Beautiful bowl made out of nice wood and well done too.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 05-09-2013 01:45 PM

Hope you have a lot of that tree so you can turn more beautiful bowls. Those are great.

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

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#7 posted 05-09-2013 03:22 PM

Looks great! exploring along the way too. steppin out!

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#8 posted 05-09-2013 05:22 PM

Thanks for the kind words. I do have a good bit of the tree but unfortunately much of it is too punky, fill with critters or plain rotten. I started turning a sizeable chunk a few days and suddenly ants spun out, all over me and the shop! Bet they were dizzy.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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#9 posted 05-09-2013 06:07 PM

Nice bowl Rick!

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#10 posted 05-09-2013 07:38 PM

Nice job on the bowl Rick. Keep them turning.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#11 posted 05-09-2013 09:01 PM

hi another great bowl like the copper in it

branch

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#12 posted 05-09-2013 09:51 PM

Another great one. Some times the worn or bug holes makes a bowl very interesting. Keep turning and looking and you may be surprised what you can find under the so called bad wood.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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#13 posted 05-11-2013 10:33 PM

OK Rick, yo are running away with this kind of stuff! Very nice… AGAIN! Wow!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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