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Nut Bowl, Texas Cedar Elm

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Project by Blackie_ posted 167 days ago 701 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple and straight forward build, the only trying part of this project was sanding and cleaning up the outside it was time staking, I got this idea from a customer at one of my shows she was looking for a bowl to put Pecans in lucky I had a simi smaller bowl then this one made from chinaberry that she purchased anyway even though she had concerns it was to small.

I made this bowl on the bandsaw it’s made from the log of Texas Cedar Elm, I used a miter slot log sled jig to hold it firm when making the cuts, it measures 8” diameter at the longest point as since it’s a log I wanted to keep the character of it, and 5 1/2” high, I gave it a coat of tung oil, two coats of satin wipe poly and a final coat of paste wax.

Thanks for viewing and comments are always welcomed and enjoyed.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 167 days ago

I like the idea. Looks great.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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AngieO

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#2 posted 167 days ago

This is cool. You have some very nice pieces

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Blackie_

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#3 posted 167 days ago

Angie I’m not sure if you have a bandsaw or not but if you do there’s so.. many things you can do with it, this bowl for one, it’s easy to make and I’d be happy to explain it to ya.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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DocSavage45

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#4 posted 167 days ago

Hey like the new pic. More like the box maker? Maybe you could do a blog and explain it to other LJ’s and Angie too?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 167 days ago

Bandsaw box, bandsaw bowl…........ all made the same way- one horiontal and one vertical.

Slick way to do it!!

Nice going Randy!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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Tooch

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#6 posted 167 days ago

good idea, I wonder if I could do this with some firewood logs sitting in the pile in my backyard…. I …. Have… An… Idea!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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Blackie_

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#7 posted 167 days ago

Thanks Tom, I can do a blog on how it’s done, I have two on the bench that are waiting so I’ll use those.

Thanks Jim and Tooch, can’t wait to see what you come up with Tooch :)

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Roger

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#8 posted 167 days ago

Nice lil bowl

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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exit116

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#9 posted 167 days ago

hey Blackie_ just a thought, but if you end up with some small pieces, you could make salt pinch bowls. they make cool gifts. anyway it looks good

-- Money: if you do not have fun earning it, have fun spending it, I do not enjoy spending it so I have fun earning it.

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leafherder

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#10 posted 167 days ago

Nice job, I was thinking of doing something similar with some Mulberry that I just cut down, but I don’t have a band saw or a lathe so I guess I will just have to grind it out.

Happy Halloween!

-- Leafherder

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