Ambrosia Maple Bowl

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Project by John Choponis posted 11-12-2013 12:00 PM 744 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was at the local sawmill and this was in a pile of lumber that was scheduled to be cut into pallet stock. I was able to get 10 bowl blanks out of this board.


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#1 posted 11-12-2013 12:27 PM

Spectacular grain, it looks 3D, great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#2 posted 11-12-2013 01:56 PM

Awesome wood. I have never seen ambrosia maple like that before. Great job.

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

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#3 posted 11-12-2013 02:04 PM

This is a very nice bowl and the wood is great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 11-12-2013 02:38 PM

Super. Nice turning.

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

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#5 posted 11-12-2013 03:18 PM

Absolutely beautiful!

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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John Choponis

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#6 posted 11-13-2013 01:20 AM

Thanks, for all of the positive comments.


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#7 posted 11-13-2013 11:31 AM

Beautiful bowl and that wood is awesome…nice turning…well done.

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

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#8 posted 11-15-2013 03:18 PM

Marvelous bowl! Those grains are super, like the shape and the finish. Great job!

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