Cherry Burl Bowls

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Project by CSmithWoodturnings posted 09-29-2014 08:08 PM 1962 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few of the cherry burl bowls I have made out of the blanks I previously posted. The first two and the last pictures are all the dry bowls, while the third and fourth were just rough turned. The last picture was of a small burl candy bowl I turned. This was my first experience working with a burl and wanted to do something smaller and lighten than a big bowl blank. The first picture was of the very first burl bowl that I made. I have about 16 burls drying right now in a bag, which I plan on selling before christmas. Burls are always super fun to work with because like most wood, you never know what kind of grain your going to get until you cut into it. I’m still trying to figure out how to work with the bark that has rotted due to insect infestation. As far as the wood goes, I haven’t had any problems with rot.

By the way, I know that looks like a pipe, but its supposed to be a small sugar scoop out of some leftover cherry I had.

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#1 posted 09-29-2014 09:40 PM

Really nice wood and fine turning!

-- Bill

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#2 posted 09-30-2014 01:19 PM

Great colors and fine work! Cherry is at the top of my list for best looking wood!

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

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#3 posted 09-30-2014 02:05 PM

These are beautiful and what wonderful conversation pieces they are.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 10-01-2014 07:48 PM

Nice looking bowls. Love the smell of cherry in the shop

-- Ron Campbell

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