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Figured Maple bowl

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Project by Kaelin Quigley posted 09-13-2019 01:01 AM 428 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I picked up this piece of heavily figured maple In Portland, Oregon about four years ago and finally turned something out of it. It has a lot of curl and burliness to it. I stupidly paid by the pound. I probably brought the circular piece of wood down to about 1/4 of its original size. The inside got pretty deep and was narrow so that made things start to catch on the inside. It is quite beautiful though. Finished it with wax and oil.

-- Kaelin, Juneau Alaska





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swirt

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#1 posted 09-13-2019 01:46 PM

Beautiful wood with nice curves. Nice work.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 09-13-2019 04:32 PM

Very pretty piece!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#3 posted 09-14-2019 01:53 AM

Great grain and your finish makes it stand out. Excellent job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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