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Mango Stump/Root Bowl

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Project by BobWemm posted 08-14-2013 06:27 AM 938 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece of Mango root came from a stump which weighed approx. 5 ton.

The bowl measures 8×2.5” and is sanded to 400grit and sprayed with Satin Lacquer.

Hope you like it. C & C welcome.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 08-14-2013 06:30 AM

Another great turning Bob, nice color and grain in that mango, have you got the rest of the stump?

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 08-14-2013 07:27 AM

Bob, No Mate, I have a few other pieces, but I wish I had the lot.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#3 posted 08-14-2013 11:37 AM

Nice color and grain to the bowl. Like it

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 08-14-2013 01:16 PM

Beautiful work with great character. Nice job.

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

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Rockbuster

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#5 posted 08-14-2013 01:21 PM

I like this Bob it reminds me of walnut streaked with sapwood, looks as if there was a bit of end grain turning on this one,but the finish still came out great.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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MasterSergeant

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#6 posted 08-14-2013 01:25 PM

she’s a beauty!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Spoontaneous

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#7 posted 08-14-2013 02:29 PM

Very pretty piece of mango…. and really nice job finishing the bowl.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 08-14-2013 08:02 PM

Beautiful bowl I hope to turn my first real bowl this week. I have to glue up some stock, wish me luck.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 08-16-2013 03:50 PM

Awesome bowl! Great shape and the wood is gorgeous with those pretty grains. Excellent turning!

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