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Ironbark Eucalyptus. Found wood in a wood pile, wish I could find more! This was the first time working with this wood.





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 06-06-2016 09:02 PM

Really a great job on the bowl. If you find more wood , send it to me.

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

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peteg

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#2 posted 06-06-2016 09:12 PM

That’s a real nice looking piece, well done on retaining the edge so well
Pete

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

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RichCMD

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#3 posted 06-07-2016 01:17 AM

Spectacular. I’ve never heard of this type of wood, but the bowl you’ve made from it is beautiful.

-- Ride the bevel!

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Ivan

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#4 posted 06-07-2016 03:36 AM

It’s incredible how you managed to keep it in one piece when turning. Otherwise this live edge looks fantastic, colour too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Scott Oldre

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#5 posted 06-07-2016 12:00 PM

Stunning color and shape. Better find that firewood vendor and shake him down for more of that.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#6 posted 06-07-2016 02:11 PM

Incredible work Loyd and the grain is a stunner!

http://www.woodturningtoart.com/Wood_Turnings.html

Amazing work ^^

Thanks for sharing

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smitdog

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#7 posted 06-07-2016 05:18 PM

Wow, gorgeous! Does working with it live up to the ominous name or is it fairly easy to turn?

-- Jarrett - Mount Vernon, Ohio

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#8 posted 06-07-2016 06:13 PM

This is beautiful and such a nice piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Woodwiser

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#9 posted 06-08-2016 06:23 AM

Yes, smitdog it lived up to its name. I spent a lot of time sharpening. However, I would be happy to do it all over again in as much it is such an interesting and beautiful wood.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#10 posted 08-22-2016 10:51 PM

that’s an amazing piece of wood you’ve found! Great work in shaping it too…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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