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Spalted Poplar Bowl

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Project by Parsimonia posted 11-19-2013 04:36 AM 545 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this from a firewood pile at a sawmill. I was a little disappointed that it was poplar, until I started getting deeper into it. There’s a rainbow of color in it, even a little purple. The black lines are cracks.

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doubleDD

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#1 posted 11-19-2013 04:54 AM

There are a lot of different colors in this bowl. Looks like a good find to me. Nice work.

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

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#2 posted 11-19-2013 05:31 AM

The most amazing fire wood I’ve seen.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 11-19-2013 10:40 AM

A very nice bowl with lots of colour…nicely turned.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#4 posted 11-19-2013 12:04 PM

Good turning. Nice wood. I’ve yet to try firewood. Hope I can find the time and do half as well as you.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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#5 posted 11-19-2013 04:23 PM

That looks great. Nice job!

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#6 posted 11-20-2013 01:04 AM

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#7 posted 11-22-2013 05:03 PM

Like that wonderful grains and interesting figures and colors on wood. Great turning on that beautiful piece.

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