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Cherry Burl bowl. Aprox 8” x 3” A few coats of blonde shellac and some wax for a soft patina feel and look.
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#1 posted 09-22-2013 09:54 PM
I’m not sure which I like more – the bowl or the photography ;-)) Of course I think that the bowl will win out, since we are a woodworking Forum. Your bowl is awesome, nice job turning it.
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#2 posted 09-22-2013 10:22 PM
Thanks Cajunpen! I appreciate the encouragement.
#3 posted 09-22-2013 10:28 PM
Oh… besides using a photo tent. I did use Corel Draw filters on this one. I don’t do that very often.
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#4 posted 09-22-2013 10:50 PM
Very nice bowl and beautiful wood…the colour is amazing.
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#5 posted 09-22-2013 11:34 PM
Great bowl. great finishPete
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#6 posted 09-23-2013 12:17 AM
Great-looking bowl. I’ll have to try using shellac someday instead of my usual oil finishes.
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#7 posted 09-23-2013 12:20 AM
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#8 posted 09-23-2013 01:04 AM
bobasaurus, no matter what I use for a final finish, I’ll always use a blonde shellac as a first coat. Nice thing about shellac is it will work with water base and oil base finish. I think… in my mind… it seals the wood nicely and fairly inexpensively.
#9 posted 09-23-2013 01:05 AM
Aussiedave, yes, I got very lucky with some really nice cherry burls with some great color.
#10 posted 09-23-2013 01:05 AM
Thanks Pete and Wayne for your encouragement.
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#11 posted 09-23-2013 04:26 AM
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#12 posted 09-23-2013 04:29 AM
Thanks, deon, I appreciate it!
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#13 posted 09-23-2013 12:48 PM
This bowl sure has some very beautiful grain patterns to it. Agreed…. Gnarly !!!!
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#14 posted 09-26-2013 01:48 PM
Your bowl looks amazing. Like the fantastic grain patterns and colors and flawless finish. Great work!
#15 posted 09-27-2013 03:29 AM
thanks guys, I appreciate it.
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