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    Bowl, Spalted Maple

    Spalted Maple, 8" round and 3" high and around 1/4" thick. Two coats of shellac and three coats of hand rubbed Poly.






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    would you like a critique? or are you just showing othes what you've been up to?

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    Jon, that is some wonderful wood. Even though you didn't ask. I really like the shape.

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    That is some great looking wood Jon. Very nice bowl.
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    Sweet piece of wood. You did a nice job of turning it too. Way to go.

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    Man, that's some busy wood. You did a great job with it, too.
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    That is a nice piece of wood... I have some spalted maple that I hope I can make look as good.
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    Wow, is that ever sweet, that wood is just amazing!

    Nice looking bowl too
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    Nice work, beautiful finish.

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