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

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Project by spudhogg posted 03-10-2014 01:42 AM 661 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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#1 posted 03-10-2014 02:16 AM

Very nice!

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#2 posted 03-10-2014 02:57 AM

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 03-10-2014 02:58 AM

Really nice….

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

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#4 posted 03-10-2014 10:03 PM

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

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#5 posted 03-10-2014 10:08 PM

Nice work with free wood!

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#6 posted 03-11-2014 05:43 AM

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 03-17-2014 03:38 PM

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

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#8 posted 04-21-2014 07:45 PM

I really dig the grain pattern on these

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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