Cottonwood Bowl

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Project by HamTurns posted 08-27-2010 02:53 AM 1805 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I didn’t know what this wood was until I contacted a specialist, it was very stringy to turn, and getting rid of the end grain was tough.

-- Happily turning on my Robust S16LB "There is no failure except in no longer trying. "

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#1 posted 08-27-2010 03:14 AM

Nice shape, beautiful wood. Good job.

-- You can lead a horse to water, but you can't tie his shoes. Blaze Foley

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#2 posted 08-27-2010 03:32 AM

Great looking design and wood.

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#3 posted 08-27-2010 04:31 AM

Yeah, I’ve done a couple of pieces from cottonwood. Looks like you did a real fine job with that bowl.

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#4 posted 08-27-2010 05:35 AM

FWA! Extraordinarily graceful form. I may have to steal it for my next bowl :-)

-- Susannah, Colonial Beach VA

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#5 posted 08-27-2010 08:04 AM

Great bowl. Really like the shape. Nice wood.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#6 posted 08-27-2010 05:08 PM

wonderful, very nice shape of bowl

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#7 posted 08-28-2010 11:47 PM

Very nice piece… the shape.

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA

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