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From Firewood To Natural Edge Bowls

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Project by Eric posted 11-03-2013 09:03 AM 921 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was getting ready for winter and splitting some wood that I have just got form the bush. I had the axe raised ready to split this one piece and had to stop and admire the grain on this wood looking at it from the top. I found it quite interesting so I put it to the side and thought one day I might be able to do something with it. Well the day came and decided to make two natural edge bowls and give them as gift to a friends father for helping me out in the hunting season. I’m sure glad I didn’t chop it up and burn it because now it sits proudly on a mantle with pride. I think it might be cottonwood but I not too sure really. If anyone has any idea please let me know. Thanks

-- Eric the "Fabbrocator" Fabbro





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 11-03-2013 08:30 AM

Getting a good collection of bowls Eric…they all look like they are the same kind of wood…

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

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 11-03-2013 01:32 PM

This was a great save. Beautiful bowls.

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

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#3 posted 11-03-2013 02:48 PM

Cotton woods grow near streams,. If you can do this with them, i got a bunch of em.
I always thot they were too soft and rotted to quick? Beautiful work you have done.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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#4 posted 11-07-2013 02:54 PM

Pretty bowls! Like the shape and the natural edge. Great turning pieces!

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