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Oak Burl Bowl 16x6

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Project by Paul Mayer posted 03-31-2020 12:20 PM 372 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was the most gnarly, cantankerous chunk of wood that I’ve ever worked with. Dulled a bowl gouge with every pass and fought me every step of the way. It’s also extremely dense and the bowl weighs a ton even though the walls aren’t super thick. It sure has some cool character in it, however, particularly for oak.

-- Paul Mayer, http://youtube.com/c/toolmetrix





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socrbent

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#1 posted 03-31-2020 04:53 PM

Looks like you conquered the wood. Beautiful piece! What was your finish

-- socrbent Ohio

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John

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#2 posted 03-31-2020 05:17 PM

Lots of character in that bowl Paul, nice!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#3 posted 03-31-2020 09:43 PM

That bowl diffinitly has a lot of cool looking grain in it and you did a good job showing it off. Excellent job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#4 posted 04-01-2020 03:04 AM

A simple shape works well when you have such a beautiful piece of wood.

-- Julian

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