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    Cheap Oak

    I don't like oak for a bowl, but I use it because it is cheap.
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    With that bowl, you certainly "un-cheaped" your oak stash. Great work, Dennis.
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    The wood maybe cheap but the bowl turned out beautiful.
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    Dennis that looks great!. Very nice indeed. It is certainly worth a good amount now!
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    And I'll be taking that bowl off your hands in two minutes...beeeeeutiful!!!
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    nice work
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    great job Dennis

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    cheers

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    Really nice bowl. I wet sand oak to fill the small voids.
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    Well, I'm an oak fan and you bowl shows why. I just wish I had the talent to do that good with it.
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