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Turned Bowls from a Maple tree I removed from the front yard.

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Project by spudhogg posted 172 days ago 596 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When we moved into our home we found reason to remove a medium sized maple tree from the front yard. The trunk wasn’t big enough for re-sawing, so I cut it for turning. I left a bit of bark on to give the bowls character. The dark rim on the second bowl was burned into the bowl by turning the bowl against a piece of leather to cause a friction burn. I like the result.

-- Spudhogg Woodworks





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lanwater

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#1 posted 172 days ago

Very nice!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#2 posted 172 days ago

Nicely turned bowls. Good job.

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

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#3 posted 172 days ago

Really nice….

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#4 posted 172 days ago

I like those! How long did you have to store the wood?

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#5 posted 172 days ago

Nice work with free wood!

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spudhogg

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#6 posted 171 days ago

JL7, I stored it for a year for those bowls. I still have more, and now it’s been two years.

-- Spudhogg Woodworks

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#7 posted 165 days ago

Pretty little bowls! Well finished and like the shapes and cool bark inclusions. Great job!

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#8 posted 130 days ago

I really dig the grain pattern on these

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