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Project by lew posted 10-22-2013 03:42 PM 1206 views 2 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A small Spalted Maple bowl made for a very talented woodworking friend.

About 7” in diameter and maybe 2” deep. Made this one without a foot ring but scooped out the bottom slightly to assure that it sets flat.

Finished with several applications of semi gloss oil based poly and the some furniture wax.

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





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DeputyDawg

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#1 posted 10-22-2013 03:53 PM

You sure do some nice work

-- DeputyDawg

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deon

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#2 posted 10-22-2013 03:57 PM

Nice bowl, spectacular grain

-- Dreaming patterns

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 10-22-2013 04:03 PM

Very selected piece of Maple Lew. Nice job and fine gift.

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

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 10-22-2013 04:26 PM

Beautiful work and spectacular piece of wood. You did great on this and the friend will certainly cherish this!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Edward E Nock II

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#5 posted 10-22-2013 04:30 PM

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What a beautiful bowl !!!!!!! I love the darkness& the finish. I would like to find a block like that.
? Did you have any allergic reaction from the spatting ? ED

-- ED NOCK

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Jim Bertelson

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#6 posted 10-22-2013 05:06 PM

That bowl is going to be hard to beat. I bet you don’t tumble to the fact that it is wood, and not glass or plastic, until you pick it up, realize it is lighter than glass, and get a close look at the grain. Stunning!

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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littlecope

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#7 posted 10-22-2013 06:16 PM

Pretty Piece Lew!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 10-22-2013 06:40 PM

Beautiful spalted maple and very well turned….excellent.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Karson

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#9 posted 10-22-2013 07:24 PM

beautiful piece Lew. Some great wood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Sam Shakouri

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#10 posted 10-22-2013 07:45 PM

BEAUTIFUL. And lucky friend.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#11 posted 10-22-2013 09:43 PM

Very attractive work!

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

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MShort

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#12 posted 10-22-2013 11:14 PM

That is a gorgeous bowl Lew. Nice spalting all the way through. Thanks for the showing the bottom side of the bowl.

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

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Kaleb the Swede

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#13 posted 10-23-2013 12:11 AM

Great job. Spalted maple is my favorite!

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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Napaman

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#14 posted 10-23-2013 12:33 AM

incredible! that wood is amazing! and on a lesser note—-the photo is so clear…did you get a new camera?

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Bob A in NJ

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#15 posted 10-23-2013 01:40 AM

Nice work lew!

-- Bob A in NJ

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