Bird's Eye Platter

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Project by Joanne Sauvageau posted 04-10-2017 04:03 AM 983 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The smell of this yellow cedar was intoxicating! I love working this burl wood.I left the bark attached and carved part of the rim into a scallop edge. The picture is showing sideways. Don’t know how to fix that.

-- Joanne Sauvageau

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#1 posted 04-10-2017 04:05 AM

Beautiful piece of wood. Nice job on the carving.

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#2 posted 04-10-2017 04:07 AM

this burl is stunning but I cant get a good perspective of the piece,maybe post more pics at different angles to better show it?

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 04-10-2017 04:29 AM

I agree Joanne, Yellow Cedar Bird’s Eye Burl is one of the best smelling woods. Nice platter. I copy my pictures to the desk top and then add them to a posting.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#4 posted 04-10-2017 02:42 PM

It smells as good as it looks. An intoxicating bowl. Beautiful.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 04-10-2017 03:25 PM

I spent a career building wooden boats in BC and am absolutely addicted to the aroma of Yellow Cedar. A few shavings in a bag even make a nice little sachet for your dresser.
Welcome to LJ. You do very nice work.
You can rotate your pics in your device and if you then edit (like a very small crop) them they will remain oriented correctly. Without the edit they will often revert to the original orientation.
Looking forward to more of your pieces.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#6 posted 04-10-2017 08:13 PM

I do love a great figured wood! Beautiful piece.

Any tips on sealing the bark to ensure it won’t crumble off over time?

-- Dylan in St. Louis -

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#7 posted 04-10-2017 08:23 PM

Very awesome

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 04-10-2017 09:50 PM

Another beautiful piece, very organic, reminds me of a large oyster holding a precious pearl.

-- Leafherder

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