Potpurri dish from Mimosa

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Project by BenDupre posted 06-10-2017 03:30 AM 907 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second small bowl with Pewter lid. 10 more to make! Thanks to Lumberjock Bill M for identifying the species “assorted” abreviated MIM otherwise known as Mimosa. Even the guys at the lumber store didn’t know what it was.

Pewter lids from Peachtree Woodworking Supply

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#1 posted 06-10-2017 10:27 AM

Your Potpourri dish looks rally nice with the putter lid. I like the grain and color of the Mimosa wood. Glad you got an answer to your blog question Ben.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 06-10-2017 10:34 AM

Beautiful dish!!


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#3 posted 06-10-2017 12:46 PM

Cool potpourri disk. The grain in the wood almost looks too perfect to be real. It’s a winner.

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#4 posted 06-10-2017 08:32 PM

Your project looks great!

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#5 posted 06-10-2017 09:04 PM

Really well done, nice choice of mateials.

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#6 posted 06-10-2017 09:21 PM

Very nice bowl Ben. Glad I could solve the riddle.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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