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Thread: At my skill level - my swap offering

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    At my skill level - my swap offering

    Here 'tis. A spalted maple bowl. A bad thing happened to the first one I was making, but this one turned out pretty well. It has a small flaw that I didn't notice until it was off the lathe and waxed already. Still...

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    I think I'll call it a feature, not a flaw.
    Cheers,
    Roger


    The other member of Mensa, but not the NRA

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    Looks great Roger
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    Bill Arnold
    Citizen of Texas residing in Georgia.
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    Looks mighty fine to me, Roger. Real pretty wood, too.
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    You did justice to a nice piece of wood, Roger. It's a great swap piece!

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    You did justice to a nice piece of wood IMHO

    To bad about your previous shot.

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    You've been practicing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is one nice bowl! Color me green with envy.
    Jon

    God and family, the rest is icing on the cake. I'm so far behind, I think I'm in first place!

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    Don't see any flaw from here! and as you say if I did I would call it a feature
    Best regards,
    Toni

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    Roger, a top notch project and it looks great.

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    Beautiful!

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