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Project by Norm192 posted 12-09-2013 03:18 PM 650 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first Norfolk Island pine bowl. Pretty cool wood. It’s about 6” by 6”.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 12-09-2013 04:14 PM

That bowl is beautiful and so is the wood. Nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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palaswood

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#2 posted 12-09-2013 06:13 PM

How cool is this bowl? I love that NIP. How is the endgrain oriented on this piece?

-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA, http://instagram.com/palas_woodcraft#

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Norm192

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#3 posted 12-09-2013 11:22 PM

Sorry about the sideways pics. I’m better on the lathe than the computer! Palaswood, the end grain is at the top and bottom of the bowl. Seems like the NIP standard. The end grain did turn easy.

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TerryDowning

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#4 posted 12-09-2013 11:37 PM

Nicely turned!

-- - Terry

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BobWemm

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#5 posted 12-10-2013 12:07 AM

Great job, great wood and excellent finish.
Ain’t nuthin like NIP.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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robscastle

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#6 posted 12-10-2013 09:36 AM

I have heard of this place called Norfork Island its where the trees grow sideways !!

Seriously now, you are lucky to get such a nice piece and to be able to work it to that extent the enjoy such a brilliant finish.

No apology needed it still looks great

-- Regards Robert

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Ron King

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#7 posted 12-14-2013 12:42 AM

Is the wood spalted, or is it naturally in that range of colors? I am not familiar with Palaswood.

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Bret Glaze

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#8 posted 01-03-2014 01:52 AM

Very nice, great looking finish.

-- Bret - Maverick Wood Studio

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Dakotajack

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#9 posted 04-03-2014 12:12 PM

Very nice bowl, I would love to get a chunk of this wood!

-- John, South Dakota

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