Winged Walnut Bowl

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 02-17-2014 06:37 PM 761 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is made from a piece of walnut I brought back from TN. It is 13 1/2 inches long by 7 1/2 inches wide. At its highest point it is 2 1/4 inches high. I tried to leave bark on the edges but it didn’t stay on. The bowl is 5 inches in diameter by 2 inches deep. There were two insect holes on the outside in exactly the wrong place, so I just smoothed them a little to make them look a little better. I finished the bowl in satin lacquer. I made a lid for it but am not happy with it, so I will be making another.

-- Xyloid Curt

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#1 posted 02-17-2014 07:06 PM


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#2 posted 02-17-2014 07:14 PM

You did a great job seeing this in the board. Those of us who turn can understand what a thrill this kind of bowl is to turn.
Love the grain!

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

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#3 posted 02-17-2014 07:31 PM

Outstanding bowl,walnut looks great,awsome finish!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 02-17-2014 07:46 PM

That is sweet. Great job and beautiful finish. Should have waved while you were here in TN.

-- Tommy,

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#5 posted 02-18-2014 12:06 AM

Very nice

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#6 posted 02-18-2014 09:21 PM

Nice design & great looking finish, well done Curt

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#7 posted 02-20-2014 02:20 PM

Thank you all for the encouraging words!

-- Xyloid Curt

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#8 posted 02-20-2014 10:39 PM

Nicely done

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#9 posted 02-24-2014 02:42 PM

Beautiful bowl! Awesome winged shape, gorgeous walnut and flawless finish.

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