Holly Lidded Bowl

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 294 days ago 622 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is made from American Holly and has a Black Palm lid and finial. The Holly is from a tree grown in a small Central Florida town. The Black Palm is an exotic wood. The bowl measures 6 inches in diameter by 7 inches high including the finial. The bowl has a satin lacquer finish.

-- Xyloid Curt

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#1 posted 294 days ago

that is very, very nice. I love the shape and the colors.

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#2 posted 293 days ago

Great looking Bowl. The palm lid really adds to the beauty. Nice turning.

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

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#3 posted 293 days ago

Very cool looking bowl Xy. I like the relief cuts; that really adds to the finish.

-- Mark

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#4 posted 293 days ago

Very nice turning looks great. How did you find such a large piece of holly ?

-- Tom D

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#5 posted 293 days ago

The Holly came from a very large tree damaged in the hurricanes of 2004 in FL. I managed to get one large log from it. If I had known what an awesome wood Holly is I would have made the effort to cut up the whole tree. The log I did get was about 16 inches in diameter by 3 ft long and my daughter and I had to roll it to our house.

-- Xyloid Curt

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#6 posted 291 days ago

Spectacular turning here, the color is so perfect for this piece. At first glance it looks like fired pottery.

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

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#7 posted 290 days ago

Gorgeous bowl! Great shape and the beautiful wood combo and the finish looks good. Great job!

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 288 days ago

Sweet lidded bowl, Curt!! I really like the black palm lid to set it off!!.......................Jim

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

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