Monday, March 8, 2021

Take a Turn

The other day, I was desperate to do a quick project on the lathe, digging through the wood, I found this little bit of Maple. 
 After a trim on the bandsaw, it was ready to go!
You can see the lines from the bore beetles. 
 In no time, I had the right little shape; 
a little rice bowl! 
 It has a few irregularities on the inside,
 just as I hoped.  I like the character.
 The outside is mostly intact with just a few small grub holes. 
 I will finish it today....

5 comments:

  1. I always find those wiggly lines so fascinating when I see them in the wood. Little tunnels running all over. I also love the woodpecker holes. They are so precise.

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  2. Wood is such a varied and interesting medium. Like Deb, I find it fascinating. And, I love Maple!

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  3. The bowl turned out beautiful with all its speckles of color.

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  4. I’m usually not a fan of Maple, but the grain in this piece is quite beautiful.

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  5. That is so neat with all of the little tunnels running through it and the grain is pretty too. Very nice.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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