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Spalted Bradford Pear Lidded Bowl

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Project by ghost5 posted 09-06-2013 10:07 PM 1540 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a 4 foot log of Bradford pear laying in the yard for over a year. I cut it and found this. It is beautifully spalted and still hard as a rock. Gave this one a cherry finial to finish it off.

-- Tommy, http://www.followingghost.com





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 09-06-2013 10:18 PM

Great looking turning! Nice job.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 09-07-2013 12:35 AM

That is a beautiful bowl Tommy…awesome job.

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

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#3 posted 09-07-2013 12:37 AM

Great job on the turning. Never saw spalted pear before. I have some flowering pear logs but they all look clean. Yours is awesome.

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

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#4 posted 09-07-2013 01:11 AM

Excellent piece!

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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#5 posted 09-07-2013 03:46 AM

Love it! Nice grain. Great job!

-- 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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#6 posted 09-07-2013 03:51 AM

Very Beautiful!!

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#7 posted 09-07-2013 07:54 AM

Great looking work.

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#8 posted 09-07-2013 01:15 PM

That is an awesome piece of wood. And a great job of turning. Congratulations.

-- 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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#9 posted 09-10-2013 04:28 PM

Gorgeous piece! Wonderful shapes and the spalted wood looks amazing. Excellent work!

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#10 posted 09-10-2013 04:45 PM

Tommy, this is a beautiful turned piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 12-21-2013 06:53 PM

Great job, I like the lid especially.

-- Don't try to figure it out... just turn it.

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