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Norfolk / Star Pine Bowls

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Project by DBinESCON posted 11-10-2013 10:33 PM 631 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These bowls are from a Norfolk or Star pine. It’s my understanding they are the same tree.

The larger bowl measures 12” x 5-3/4” and the smaller is 9-1/2” x 3-3/4”. The walls of each are approximately 3/16” thick with slightly thicker bottoms.

Both are finished with a mixture of food grade mineral oil, carnauba wax and shellac.

The last picture shows a log section (painted to keep in the moisture) before turning.





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Bob A in NJ

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#1 posted 11-11-2013 02:29 AM

Gorgeous bowls, nice design and finish. Bo

-- Bob A in NJ

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 11-12-2013 04:42 PM

these are really cool. I like how it displays the natural beauty of the wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 11-14-2013 02:41 PM

Wonderful bowls! Like those pretty grains and the finish is flawless. Excellent turning!

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