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Project by dale24244 posted 09-05-2013 01:18 PM 680 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Got this wood from tree trimmers dump pile. It is 10” diameter.





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Eric in Florida.

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#1 posted 09-05-2013 02:03 PM

It’s looks a hell of a lot better in your hands then those of the tree trimmers.
Nice job Dale.
You made a thing of beauty.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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socrbent

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#2 posted 09-05-2013 04:28 PM

Well done, looks great, like the shape. Having made a spalted maple bowl last year I really appreciate the challenges that come with this project. I know that it looks even better than the photo can show.

-- socrbent Ohio

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OakHill

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#3 posted 09-05-2013 05:24 PM

Beautiful! A great save and a work of art.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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dale24244

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#4 posted 09-05-2013 05:33 PM

thank you for the comments. I don’t know about the work of art but i do know it is a lot of fun to take a piece of wood that most thinks is nothing but firewood and TURN it into something better..

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 09-05-2013 09:57 PM

spalted maple makes very lovely looking bowls. Ours looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 09-06-2013 12:17 AM

That is a beautiful bowl…excellent

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

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lew

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#7 posted 09-06-2013 03:58 AM

That’s a beauty!!

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

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tomd

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#8 posted 09-06-2013 05:05 AM

Beautiful bowl and nice turning. Spalted maple can be a bugger to turn sometimes.

-- Tom D

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