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Project by Woodwrecker posted 07-09-2013 09:28 PM 1276 views 4 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A present for my sister in law when we visit tomorrow.
I’m not much of a turner, but this Candy Dish was fun.
It was quick & easy, and with Florida in full “hot & humid season”, that is a blessing.
The dish is made from Fur and is finished with spray Polyurethane.
The rings were created by burning with a braided wire.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris





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woodshaver (Tony)

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

That wire burn in worked well! Looks Great! I thinks your sister will love it! Are your going to fill it with her favorite candy?

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Woodwrecker

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#2 posted 07-09-2013 09:39 PM

Thanks Tony. That’s a good idea about bringing it full. I’ll have to see what I can do.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 07-09-2013 09:41 PM

Very attractive dish!!...............Jim

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

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Bricofleur

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#4 posted 07-09-2013 09:44 PM

Finally, another great project from Eric! This is a very good looking dish. I just love it with those burn marks. It is graceful and elegant. And you say you’re not much of a turner! BS! You’re way too humble.

I’m very happy to contemplate another of your nice project my friend. Thanks for sharing the results of your talent and skills.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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SPalm

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#5 posted 07-09-2013 10:18 PM

Sweet, I really like this one.
The burning came out great.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 07-09-2013 10:26 PM

I’m not much of a turner either (have never done any wood turning!), but I know what i like!

A really nice looking piece Eric, your SIL is going to love it!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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lew

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#7 posted 07-09-2013 10:46 PM

Super looking dish, Eric!

Thanks for the idea of using braided wire to create a wider band!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Jim Bertelson

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#8 posted 07-09-2013 10:52 PM

Eric, that dish has class! Just the right amount of embellishment. You are on a roll…..........

Here at the vacation house in Washington, a break after being on call for four days over the fourth. Not into the shop here yet, had to spray down the deck to get ready for wine and cheese!! Weather is wonderful here, low to mid 70’s, blue sky, marvey…........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#9 posted 07-10-2013 12:25 AM

very nice!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 07-10-2013 12:29 AM

So clean and elegant. Very nicely done!

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#11 posted 07-10-2013 12:49 AM

Very sweet bowl for the sweets.

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

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luv2learn

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#12 posted 07-10-2013 12:54 AM

Eric, i can only echo the others on this project by saying you did a bang-up job. I too like the burned in rings it really sets the piece off. I have plenty of Fir trees on our place so I just might practice making a few bowls myself. Thanks for sharing.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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KOVA

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#13 posted 07-10-2013 02:01 AM

ESE PLATO QUEDÓ GENIAL ERIC!!!!!!
ERES BUENO CON EL LATHE AUNQUE
CREAS QUE NO HAHAAHAHAHAHAHA

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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#14 posted 07-10-2013 05:22 AM

I love the burn rings, such a great idea it adds so much depth. Makes me wonder what other items this technique can be used for, like burning a spiral into a post. So many ideas.

-jeremy

-- Easy to use end grain cutting board designer: http://www.1024studios.com/cuttingboard.html

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#15 posted 07-10-2013 10:07 AM

The rings really set it off. At first glance I thought it was a stack of perfectly matched bowls. Nice job!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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