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03-17-2012, 6:53 AM
I turned this from a small half log that I got from Doug Swanson last summer in our big wood trade. The log was in great shape and the bark was solid, and it just begged to be a ne bowl. It's 6 1/2" x 5 1/4" x 2 1/2" with a couple coats of danish oil.
Thanks for looking!
Comments and critiques are welcome.
03-17-2012, 6:56 AM
That came out great, Kathy. The sapwood sure is dark, but it makes for a very nice look.
What are you doing up so early, or up so late?????
03-17-2012, 7:19 AM
Thanks John, the pic is a little dark but the sapwood was dark so not alot of contrast there, but it kind of gives it an old look.
I stayed home from work today, errr yesterday, and kinda slept the day away :eek: so I'm up a little later than usual.
03-17-2012, 8:02 AM
That is a very nice bowl.
03-17-2012, 8:16 AM
Kathy I like it but I'm partial to NE walnut. I find that sapwood on some are well defined and not so much on others.
03-17-2012, 8:29 AM
Beautiful work, Kathy. The curve your you chose is right on.
Doug W Swanson
03-17-2012, 8:53 AM
Nice work again! I've still got a few pieces of that walnut left so I may have to try this when I'm done rearranging my shop....
03-17-2012, 9:16 AM
Beautiful work, Kathy.
03-17-2012, 9:37 AM
I really like these kind of flat natural edge bowls and walnut even makes it better. Beautiful.
03-17-2012, 10:06 AM
Beautiful Kathy. That is the darkest sap wood I have seen on Walnut. Looks great though.
03-17-2012, 10:19 AM
Very nice! Can't get over how dark the sapwood is! Cool!
03-18-2012, 7:23 AM
Very nice NE bowl, Kathy. +1 on the dark sapwood, looks great.
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