Monday, March 29, 2021

Live Edge Bowl of Cedar

I applied myself and made a cedar bowl for my friend who gave me the fallen branch.  I even found a finish for the wood that sealed it without hiding the cedar smell!
(A beeswax!)  The bowl is 4" wide and 3" deep.
 I gave the bowl to her and the little bowl and saucer to her son at church yesterday--they both held it up to their noses for a good smell!   It's a bit washed out here, but the softness of the bark and the whole bowl feels good in the hands. 
 I do love working with wood--

 

6 comments:

  1. Love it. I can imagine the smell. I might need to spruce up my cedar chest with some beeswax. I also need to re-glue the lid as it split on the original seam. Any suggestions for wood glue?

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  2. Your friend and her son will cherish the things you made from the fallen branch. I’ve always wanted a closet lined with cedar.

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  3. It's such a pretty little bowl Cindy. I know both will be loved for a long, long time. Cedar smells so good I think it's neat you found a finish that allows the fragrance to come through.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  4. I'm sure they will love their new bowls.

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