Chas, that is one beautiful piece of wood, and a great bowl glad that you saved it from the bonfire. I love the figure, and the form.
hey charles that tree didnt know which way it wanted to grow another great one for sure
If in Doubt, Build it Stout!
One hand washes the other!
Don't put off today till tomorrow!
I am glad you have kept the form simple and let the wood speak for itself.
Chinese Proverb: Man who eats many prunes gets good run for the money.
Beautiful wood indeed Chas. Another great looking piece.
It's not what you achieve in life...It's what you overcome!
Great looking bowl Chas out of some really nice wood.
Retirement: That’s when you return from work one day
and say, “Hi, Honey, I’m home – forever.”
To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone.
Chas you sure have a way with wood. Nice bowl for sure and the edge is perfect.
Great figure, Chas. (Now that's something I don't say to a lot of men.)
Is the English elm as hard when it dries as the Siberian elm I've turned?
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan
Great bowl and you did the wood justice. Nice job.
Very inclined to have interlocking grain difficult to avoid in larger sections, beautiful when finished but often entails modicum of swearing to get there.
Spot hand scraping or sanding with the grain can be a high percentage of the finishing time in either use.