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Red Cedar Burl Bowl

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Project by John posted 10-13-2017 02:29 AM 1887 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A 10” by 3.5” Red Cedar Burl Bowl. Not my favourite wood to work with but I sure like the results in the end. Finished with Boiled Linseed Oil and Wipe On Poly.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.





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waho6o9

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#1 posted 10-13-2017 02:46 AM

Very nice!

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DMiller

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#2 posted 10-13-2017 03:15 AM

That’s astounding! That finish looks awesome!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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#3 posted 10-13-2017 03:37 AM

Wow John. That is beautiful. The grain is so symmetric and the finish is perfect. Mighty fine work my friend. Well done.

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

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#4 posted 10-13-2017 04:55 AM

Very nice!

-- The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred. – George Bernard Shaw

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#5 posted 10-13-2017 05:08 AM

Really beautiful piece John. Wonderful grain and colour.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#6 posted 10-13-2017 06:17 AM

Nice looking bowl, I picked up some blanks today, quilted maple and London Plane, something to play with over the long winter m0nths?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#7 posted 10-13-2017 07:31 AM

Extraordinary, John.

-- Mark

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#8 posted 10-13-2017 11:57 AM

Beautiful bowl. You did an excellent job in design and turning. Finish looks perfect. I love to turn cedar.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#9 posted 10-13-2017 02:03 PM

That is a very beautiful piece. Your gloss finish is wonderful.

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#10 posted 10-13-2017 02:29 PM

Great bowl, John!!!!!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 10-13-2017 02:57 PM

This is a beautiful board and the wood is wonderful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#12 posted 10-13-2017 05:03 PM

Fine work John.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#13 posted 10-13-2017 06:43 PM

fabulous piece John, that timber is alive :)
cheers
pete

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

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#14 posted 10-13-2017 11:12 PM

Very colorful and glass like finish really brings out the colors

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#15 posted 10-14-2017 02:20 AM

very nice work – love the grain in this piece, and the finish just punches it for a home run!

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

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