Red Cedar Lidded Bowl

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 204 days ago 718 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Red Cedar bowl is almost the last of a tree downed by the hurricanes of 2004. The bowl measures 6 inches high, including the finial, by 5 inches wide. It is finished with a clear satin lacquer. By a slow drying process I was able to preserve the pith of the tree. (the original center around which the tree grew)

-- Xyloid Curt

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#1 posted 204 days ago

That is a great piece of ART! The color is fantastic. Something beautiful out of some very trying times. Glad to see it didn’t go in the fire pile!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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#2 posted 204 days ago

Nice work ,wonderful bowl …

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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#3 posted 204 days ago

You did a great job on this one. Nice to see one with a story behind it.

-- Tommy,

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#4 posted 204 days ago

Absolutely beautiful!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#5 posted 204 days ago

That is a beautiful bowl and a beautiful piece of workmanship

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#7 posted 204 days ago


The amount of honey that Whinne the Pooh eats, everytime he puts his hand in the honey pot.

“Mmm delicous, just a smackerel of honey.”

Nice piece!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#8 posted 204 days ago

Beautiful figure great turning.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 204 days ago

Great work and shape. Well done.

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

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#10 posted 204 days ago

Very nice piece!

-- Dick

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#11 posted 203 days ago

Pretty nice grain pattern, all the way around the center of the tree. Cool

-- Witty signature line still pending

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#12 posted 203 days ago

Thank you all for your kind comments.

-- Xyloid Curt

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#13 posted 199 days ago

Gorgeous bowl, Curt!!

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

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#14 posted 199 days ago

Your bowl looks stunning, the grains and figures are awesome and the finish is flawless. Great job!

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