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Heart Given Maple Bowl

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Project by Kerux2 posted 09-01-2013 07:40 PM 529 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Heart Given Maple Bowl
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(I am the original Kerux. When I bought a new computer with the newest Windows version…. for some reason my stuff wouldn’t transfer. So after several months of just ‘watching’ I decided to start a new Kerux)

This Bowl has been over a year in the making. This came from a humongous Silver Maple that had to be taken down. It was on the property of an elderly lady in the church where I served in Delaware. The tree was there when her husband and her moved in and 60 years later it had to be taken down. I was able to get a few small blocks of it (everybody and their brother was there trying to get free fire wood).

I wanted a little bit just to make her something out of the tree that meant so much to her. I roughed out the bowl but in the mean time we moved back to Ohio. And as many of you know, I just got the shop up this year. I just finished up the bowl, not anything striking about the grain or anything, but it is her tree. My wife is getting ready to send her a few things, and I wanted to have the bowl done so it could be sent as well.

Silver Maple, 6”x4”, 6 coats of wipe on poly, buffed and waxed.

-- Hey I'm Dyslexic! I don't have all day to check and re-check forum post.





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leafherder

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#1 posted 09-01-2013 10:31 PM

Great job. I am sure it will be appreciated. The best kind of gift is the one that already holds special memories.

-- Leafherder

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murch

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#2 posted 09-02-2013 09:51 AM

Lovely bowl. I’m sure she’ll be delighted.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 09-02-2013 11:10 AM

Beautiful bowl…excellent job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Doe

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#4 posted 09-02-2013 10:25 PM

It’s a very pretty bowl. I’m sure she’ll love it and the memories that go with it.

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 09-05-2013 04:20 PM

That’s one great looking bowl. Like the rounded shape and the smooth finish. I’m sure she’ll be delighted to get it. Great work!

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