Iron Bark Eucalyptus Salad Bowl

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Project by wood_maestro posted 03-25-2014 10:58 PM 2415 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

About a year ago, a famous wood turner in our club meeting did a presentation on green wood turning. He was also encouraging us to use Iron Bark Eucalyptus, since it is a very common tree in Southern California. Well, I came across couple of logs about a month ago and I gave it a try. This bowl is 12 in diameter and 4 inches high. I finished it 5 coats Mahony’s Walnut oil. Let me know what you think.

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#1 posted 03-25-2014 11:07 PM

I never seen Iron Bark Eucalyptus before what I see here is astonishingly beautiful, great work thanks for sharing.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#2 posted 03-26-2014 12:33 AM

I’ve never heard of this wood but if most of it looks like this then I hope to use it someday myself, definitely.

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#3 posted 03-26-2014 12:13 PM

Sure wish I could “come across” logs that beautiful. Great turning.

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#4 posted 03-26-2014 10:13 PM

Very nice form and foot. I haven’t seen bark eucalyptus either, I really like the color.

-- Glen

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#5 posted 03-31-2014 04:20 PM

It’s gorgeous, the color and grains are really beautiful and like the shape. Great job!

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