Apple Bowl by Jim

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Project by quicksilver posted 11-02-2012 06:41 PM 1480 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bowl by Jim.
An Apple wood bowl, turned very, very green. This is limb wood that comes from a neighbor’s very old tree when the main limb split off. Tree overloaded with red apples this year. The bowl was turned in two sessions, sanded to 220 grit, polished with EEE Ultra Shine and finished with wax. Their was no stain added. This is the natural color of the grain. The tree is so old that the wood is kind of punky and almost spalted. Finishing the bowl was difficult because of the end grain.
We only hope now that it doesn’t explode in this dry Nevada climate.

-- Quicksilver

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#1 posted 11-02-2012 10:18 PM

You did a very great job. It looks great.

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#2 posted 11-03-2012 03:01 AM

Absolutely incredible grain treatment. Super impressive job.

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#3 posted 11-03-2012 06:46 AM

Fine work!

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#4 posted 11-04-2012 02:25 AM

Cool piece of apple !

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#5 posted 11-04-2012 09:25 PM

I love turning Apple. That’s a great looking bowl.

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