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corbs
14th Jul 2010, 06:56 PM
Here's the bowl I referred to in my firewood bowl thread:rolleyes: (pics are much better this time)

I picked up this piece of Qld Maple from Mapleman at the Sydney wood show. Amazing figure in it and a really nice guy to deal with too:2tsup:

It was a square blank and I couldn't bring myself to turn it into a round blank so glued on some waste pine, rounded that and turned. After turning I cut the pine sections off to leave the square bowl. I overturned the middle and nearly went through but its good enough for me at home:D. Finish is Kunos Oil.

Enjoy,
Corbs

artme
14th Jul 2010, 07:00 PM
Nice work on a great piece of timber.:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

woodturner2
14th Jul 2010, 09:08 PM
great job corbs:2tsup: Qld maple is nice to turn:U

Lloyd

munruben
14th Jul 2010, 09:14 PM
Yeah, Qld Maple is really nice. Well done.:2tsup:

mkypenturner
14th Jul 2010, 09:34 PM
another great piece corbs:2tsup::2tsup: gotta love kunos oil

Sawdust Maker
14th Jul 2010, 10:53 PM
Looks good from here
very very nice piece of wood and great bowl :2tsup:

Willy Nelson
15th Jul 2010, 08:18 PM
Wow, that is stunning grain!
Good choice on design to show the grain for maximum benefit, Well done

Rum Pig
16th Jul 2010, 09:03 AM
Very nice and a stunning piece of timber well done:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

corbs
16th Jul 2010, 09:14 AM
Thanks team... I have another piece in the shed which is a little bigger but will sit on it a little longer until inspiration strikes:)

Sebastiaan56
16th Jul 2010, 06:06 PM
Wow!, well done!

Ruddy
16th Jul 2010, 08:07 PM
Yes, love the figure and the finish.
nice
Ruddy

powderpost
17th Jul 2010, 11:04 AM
Good job with a nice piece of timber. Not much room to move there... :2tsup:
Jim

Gil Jones
17th Jul 2010, 04:17 PM
Nice work, Corbs:2tsup::2tsup:
Gil

Allen Neighbors
18th Jul 2010, 04:34 AM
Really is some amazing figure in it. It's a beauty. Looks to be a keeper!