Live Edge Pecan Bowl

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Project by nonickswood posted 05-27-2013 02:22 PM 1717 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some free time yesterday and a Pecan log/limb that kept saying; Turn Me – Turn Me!
I guess this is what it wanted too be!

Finish; Wipe on Poly.
Thanks for looking!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#1 posted 05-27-2013 03:18 PM

What a beautiful bowl. Is there any secret to getting the bark to not chip off when you turn it? I’ve never done anything remotely close to turning a bowl but it seems the bark would just want to rip off.

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#2 posted 05-28-2013 01:21 AM

Nick: Good looking bowl. Is that the natural back or do you burn it? I have never worked with Pecan, is it easy to turn?

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#3 posted 05-28-2013 05:49 PM

Good looking bowl. I like to turn pecan and have turned both natural edge and reg bowls with it. The bark does flake off easily though.

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

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#4 posted 05-29-2013 05:13 PM

I seldom get to save all that bark….well done!

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#5 posted 05-31-2013 02:42 PM

Amazing bowl! Love the live edge, the shape as well as the colors and grains. Excellent turning!

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