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Project by MShort posted 10-15-2013 03:07 PM 1135 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another 9” Box Elder bowl that I have turned. It has lots of red in it and has become my favorite bowl. Thanks for looking.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 10-15-2013 03:12 PM

You do have a great looking bowl Mike. Hope that red stays in there a long time. Nice work.

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

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#2 posted 10-15-2013 03:18 PM

Gorgeous grain on a fine turning Mike, good job!

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#3 posted 10-15-2013 03:57 PM

Whoaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. I absolutely love it!!!!!!!!!!!! I guess that will be your favorite bowl. That is some of the best wood to make bowls out of!! Mother Nature sure shows her colors in that one!!
.......................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 10-15-2013 04:01 PM

Great looking bowl—love the color!

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

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JR_Dog

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#5 posted 10-15-2013 04:54 PM

Sure catches your eye; beautiful choice on wood and really nice turning!

Will be a perfect holiday centerpiece with those red colors.

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#6 posted 10-15-2013 05:18 PM

A nicely done turning Mike and the wood and colors look really great.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 10-15-2013 06:35 PM

That BE you guys have over there sure brings out some lovely character in a piece, very nice indeed Mike :)
Pete

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

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#8 posted 10-15-2013 06:56 PM

What a beauty, Mike! The color is fantastic!!

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

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#9 posted 10-15-2013 09:33 PM

My goodness – that is one sharp looking bowl. Color is outstanding.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#10 posted 10-15-2013 11:35 PM

Nice. Real nice!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#11 posted 10-15-2013 11:36 PM

Big piece and nice!

-- Hey I'm Dyslexic! I don't have all day to check and re-check forum post.

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#12 posted 10-16-2013 03:06 AM

Just how big was the log that came from?

-- Hey I'm Dyslexic! I don't have all day to check and re-check forum post.

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#13 posted 10-16-2013 01:55 PM

Thanks for all of the comments gang.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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MShort

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#14 posted 10-16-2013 01:57 PM

Kerux2 – The log was probably 22-24 in in diameter.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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