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Project by bake posted 09-06-2013 02:43 AM 1204 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut bowl from an offcut of a fancy gunstock blank, I’m not sure what type of walnut it is.
This is my thinnest piece to date, and very light weight.
Approximately 8”x 2 1/2”
Finish is several coats of WOP buffed out with steel wool.
I made this for a donation to an auction benefiting our family reunion fund but I liked it too much to part with so I wound up donating another piece instead.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.





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RussellAP

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#1 posted 09-06-2013 03:25 AM

Really nice piece.

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#2 posted 09-06-2013 03:41 AM

That’s one beautiful bowl.

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lew

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#3 posted 09-06-2013 04:07 AM

Oh My!! That is gorgeous!!

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

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#4 posted 09-06-2013 04:24 AM

Beautiful wood and very nice bowl.

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#5 posted 09-06-2013 05:07 AM

Beautiful bowl.

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#6 posted 09-06-2013 05:07 AM

Great color and grain, nice turning.

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#7 posted 09-06-2013 07:01 AM

Not a bit surprised you kept it. No way I would part with a bowl that fine either.

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

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Esko Lehtovaara

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#8 posted 09-06-2013 07:14 AM

Very beautiful! I like that. Very good looking finish.

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#9 posted 09-06-2013 07:55 AM

very nice indeed, I can understand your reluctance top give it up.
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#10 posted 09-06-2013 08:24 AM

It is beautiful as mentioned above many times… What an amazing piece of wood. Great work!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 09-06-2013 11:07 AM

Beautiful bowl…looks awesome…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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Canadian Woodworks

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#12 posted 09-06-2013 12:06 PM

You certainly did justice to that piece of Walnut

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#13 posted 09-06-2013 01:14 PM

Great work!

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#14 posted 09-06-2013 07:52 PM

It looks like turkish walnut (used mostly for gunstocks) to me, but wow, what beautiful grain! And a great looking bowl to boot! Very nice! What type of finish did you use? I’m hopeful my local wood supplier can score some turkish walnut gunstock blanks for this reason!

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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#15 posted 09-06-2013 09:01 PM

Gorgeous piece!! Love the wood and your work too!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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