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Buckeye Bowl

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Project by dale24244 posted 07-08-2013 02:29 PM 566 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made from a buckeye from the farm.





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mpmitche

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#1 posted 07-09-2013 11:35 PM

That’s a very interesting piece of wood, is all buckeye colored like that with the dark streaks? I really like the slight coves you turned into the bowl too, they give it an extra dimension in my mind.

-- Mike, Western New York

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dale24244

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#2 posted 07-10-2013 01:12 PM

Mike, I’m not sure if all of the buckeye has this or not. This is the first time i have used it and have only been turning on the lathe about 8 months. I got this wood from a tree that the power company had cut near the power line on our farm. It had been down for probably a year so not sure if that is part of the coloring or not either.

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 07-11-2013 02:15 PM

Good looking bowl! You got some interesting wood, like the cool shape and patterns on it. Great turning piece.

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