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Claro Walnut Burl

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Project by Raftermonkey posted 01-19-2014 02:05 AM 1384 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Claro Walnut burl. 8” square 4 1/2” tall. This is my first “footed” bowl. Finished with Tung Oil and Briwax.

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 01-19-2014 02:27 AM

Zeke,
that is a real beauty, I love it, especially the feet. Finish is real good too.

-- 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. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Raftermonkey

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#2 posted 01-19-2014 02:39 AM

Thank ye Bob. And thanks to Charles Neil for getting me lined out on the finish.

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 01-19-2014 05:32 AM

Very nice looking bowl Zeke.The finish looks awesome.

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

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Vince

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#4 posted 01-19-2014 06:23 AM

Nice work and good looking finish. How did you hollow it out?

-- Vince

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aussiedave

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#5 posted 01-19-2014 11:46 AM

Very nice bowl Zeke and finish….the wood is really beautiful …thanks for sharing.

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

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Glen Peterson

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#6 posted 01-19-2014 12:21 PM

Very nice. What’s your technique?
Cheers

-- Glen

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Raftermonkey

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#7 posted 01-19-2014 02:25 PM

Thanks fellas. I use King Arthurs Tools for shaping and sanding.

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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#8 posted 01-19-2014 03:13 PM

Excellent ..Just excellent

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 01-19-2014 04:10 PM

Beautiful piece out of beautiful wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 01-21-2014 05:03 PM

That’s a beauty, Zeke!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 01-23-2014 03:43 PM

Stunning bowl! Like the gorgeous wood, flawless finish and cool shape especially the feet. Excellent job!

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