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Burr elm N/edge bowl

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Project by George watkins posted 10-09-2013 07:12 AM 957 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello folks

I cut & made this burr elm bowl from a huge piece of burr elm that i’ve had stashed away for a few years!! (see pic) in total I got 11 bowl blanks from the original big lump!

This bowl is 6” wide and is finished with mineral oil

-- it can't rain all the time!!





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 10-09-2013 08:47 AM

Looking good George, congratulations on a wonderful piece.

-- 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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#2 posted 10-09-2013 11:43 AM

Nicely done, George.

James Vavra

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#3 posted 10-09-2013 12:35 PM

Great results from a lump. Love to work with burls

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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

Wow, you did an amazing job with that extended live edge. Excellent work and a very fine wood.

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#5 posted 10-09-2013 02:38 PM

Well done George. I do not see you much on the UK forums

-- Africa is not for sissies

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#6 posted 10-09-2013 02:57 PM

That is quite a transformation|

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 10-09-2013 05:56 PM

thank you for your comments

-- it can't rain all the time!!

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#8 posted 10-09-2013 06:19 PM

Spectacular turning. I like the live edge burl look plus the variations in height and grain. Looks great.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#9 posted 10-09-2013 08:19 PM

Great looking turning!

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

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

Beautiful piece of wood and nicely turned…welll done.

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

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#11 posted 10-10-2013 02:35 AM

Very nicely done!

-- Tom Peterson, Omaha, NE

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#12 posted 10-10-2013 07:23 AM

thank you for your comments

-- it can't rain all the time!!

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#13 posted 10-11-2013 03:34 PM

Gorgeous piece! You have revealed the hidden beauty of the burr. Like the natural edge and the finish. Great job!

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