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  1. #1
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    Mar 2008
    bethel springs TN, but was born and raised in north east PA

    Rice for two.

    Over at WTU, Curt Fuller gave us a challenge. He wanted us to make two rice bowls and two sets of chopsticks. Well this is what I came up with. As you can tell, there flame box elder, and walnut. Finish so far is 2 coats of BLO. Click image for larger version. 

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    Last edited by Stephen Bellinger; 02-07-2014 at 08:47 PM.

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    Oct 2006
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    Dang, Steve. Those are awesome! The contest bar just went up a bunch of notches right there.
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  3. #3
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    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    same as what V said,, those are way to nice to eat rice out of great choice of woods and the Box elder was some FINE stuff!!
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    Reno, Nv
    Ha!! I am so glad you are not only going way outside the box...but leaving many others in the old boxes!
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  5. #5
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    bethel springs TN, but was born and raised in north east PA
    Thanks guys, but as Vaughn and Jim knows, there's some top notch turners over there. My only hope is getting in there before the real turners show up. O the FBE came from a guy down in TX, and the walnut was what I had left from a guy up in that cold part of the country. Yep you Larry.LOL

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    That combo of wood is outstanding if you ask me! Very well done Steve!
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    Wow! That's a great looking set!
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    The Gorge Area, Oregon
    Stunning, great choice of woods and very well executed.

    I especially like the chopsticks. May I ask how you joined the piece together on those?

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  10. #10
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    Excellent work again, Steve!
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