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Shocker #1
Shocker #1
Shocker #1

Shocker #1

  • 12-inch diameter
  • 3-inches tall
  • Lichtenburg Burnings and pickled for color
  • Finished in Walnut Oil
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Maple Serving Bowl
Maple Serving Bowl
Maple Serving Bowl

Maple Serving Bowl

  • 12-inch diameter
  • 3-inches tall
  • Burned lines to offset rim
  • Finished in Walnut Oil
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Giant Ash Salad Bowl
Giant Ash Salad Bowl
Giant Ash Salad Bowl

Giant Ash Salad Bowl

  • 14-inch diameter
  • 3.5-inches tall
  • Beautiful ash grain
  • Finished in Walnut Oil
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Lipped Serving Bowl
Lipped Serving Bowl
Lipped Serving Bowl

Lipped Serving Bowl

  • 11.5-inches diameter
  • 4-inches tall
  • Finished in Walnut Oil

 

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Whitewashed Ash
Whitewashed Ash
Whitewashed Ash

Whitewashed Ash

  • 10-inch diameter
  • 3-inches tall
  • Limiing wax for shine and contrast
  • Hand rubbed with Walnut Oil
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Large Spalted Beech Bowl
Large Spalted Beech Bowl
Large Spalted Beech Bowl

Large Spalted Beech Bowl

  • 13-inch diameter
  • 3.5 inches high
  • Subtle rim detail
  • Burned lip around foot
  • Finished in Walnut Oil
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Ash Serving Bowl #2
Ash Serving Bowl #2
Ash Serving Bowl #2

Ash Serving Bowl #2

  • 11-inch diameter
  • 4 inches high
  • Steep walls to show off that amazing grain
  • Finished in walnut oil
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Ash Serving Bowl
Ash Serving Bowl
Ash Serving Bowl

Ash Serving Bowl

  • 11-inch diameter
  • 4-inches tall
  • Yeah, it’s as awesome as you think.
  • Finished in walnut oil
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Spalted Beech Serving Bowl
Spalted Beech Serving Bowl
Spalted Beech Serving Bowl

Spalted Beech Serving Bowl

  • 12-inch diameter
  • 4-inches high
  • Fantastic gold and yellow tones
  • Finished with walnut oil
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Black Walnut
Black Walnut
Black Walnut

Black Walnut Bowl

  • 9.5 inch diameter
  • 2.5 inches high
  • Beautiful contrasting grain and texture
  • Finished in Walnut oil…because any other oil other than walnut would be an insult to this beauty!
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Maple Salad Bowl
Maple Salad Bowl
Maple Salad Bowl

Maple Salad Bowl

  • 12-inch diameter
  • 3-inches tall
  • Subtle spalting and character
  • Finished with walnut oil
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Spalted Fruit Bowl
Spalted Fruit Bowl
Spalted Fruit Bowl

Spalted Fruit Bowl

  • 12-inch diameter
  • 3-inches tall
  • Bad Ass, like a mustachioed western gunman
  • Finished in food-safe friction polish
  • High fives for everyone!
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Maple Fruit Bowl
Maple Fruit Bowl
Maple Fruit Bowl

Maple Fruit Bowl

  • 10 inch diameter
  • 3.5 inches tall
  • Walnut oil and carnauba wax
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Shallow Black and White Oak
Shallow Black and White Oak
Shallow Black and White Oak

Shallow Black and White Oak

  • 11.5 inch diameter
  • 2 inches tall
  • Shallow wall angle for maximum capacity
  • Blueish-black color highlighted with white grain
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Rugged Maple Burl Fruit Bowl
Rugged Maple Burl Fruit Bowl
Rugged Maple Burl Fruit Bowl

Rugged Maple Burl Fruit Bowl

  • 10.75 inch diameter
  • 2.75 inches tall
  • Knot inclusions and bark patches
  • Walnut oil and carnauba wax finish
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Maple Burl Fruit Bowl with Bark Inclusion
Maple Burl Fruit Bowl with Bark Inclusion
Maple Burl Fruit Bowl with Bark Inclusion

Maple Burl Fruit Bowl with Bark Inclusion

  • 12-inch diameter
  • 4.5 inches high
  • Amazing burl grain swirls and contrasting colors
  • Knotted bark inclusion
  • Finished with walnut oil and carnauba wax
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Amazing Ash
Amazing Ash
Amazing Ash

Amazing Ash Bowl

  • 11.5 inch diameter
  • 3 inches tall
  • Beautiful white and brown ash
  • Crotch Figure, with bark inclusions and tight grain
  • Sanded to 800 grit with walnut oil and carnauba wax finish
not rated $195.00 $155.00 Add to cart
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Wild Maple Burl Platter
Wild Maple Burl Platter
Wild Maple Burl Platter

Wild Maple Burl Platter

  • 11-inch diameter
  • 1.5 inches tall
  • Wild and crazy contrasting burl color and grain
  • Finished in food-safe walnut oil and carnauba wax
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Cottonwood Fruit Bowl
Cottonwood Fruit Bowl
Cottonwood Fruit Bowl

Cottonwood Fruit Bowl

  • 8.5 inch diameter
  • 1.5 inches tall
  • Flat wall angle for maximum capacity
  • Finished in walnut oil and carnauba wax
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Short and Wide Maple Burl
Short and Wide Maple Burl
Short and Wide Maple Burl

Short and Wide Maple Burl

  • 8.5 inch diameter
  • 2 inches tall
  • Sanded to 600 grit so it’s buttery smooth
  • Finished with food-safe walnut oil and carnauba wax
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Wide & Shallow Serving Bowl
Wide & Shallow Serving Bowl
Wide & Shallow Serving Bowl

Wide & Shallow Bread Bowl

  • 9 inches wide
  • 1.5 inches tall
  • I call it a bread bowl, but we don’t eat bread…so maybe it’s a salad bowl?
  • It’s a good steak bowl too…we eat a lot of that…!
  • Finished in walnut oil and carnuaba wax.
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Spalted Cottonwood Bowl #3
Spalted Cottonwood Bowl #3
Spalted Cottonwood Bowl #3

Spalted Cottonwood #3

  • 11-inch diameter
  • 2.5 inches high
  • Beautiful spalting and coloring
  • Walnut oil and carnauba wax
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Spalted Cottonwood Salad Bowl #2
Spalted Cottonwood Salad Bowl #2
Spalted Cottonwood Salad Bowl #2

Spalted Cottonwood Salad Bowl #2

  • 13-inch diameter
  • 3-inches tall
  • Shallow slope for maximum capacity
  • Walnut oil and carnauba wax
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Cottonwood Cheese Plate
Cottonwood Cheese Plate
Cottonwood Cheese Plate

Cottonwood Cheese Plate

  • 9 inch diameter
  • 1.25 inches tall
  • Beautiful wood grain
  • Finished in walnut oil and carnauba wax
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Scorched Maple Platter
Scorched Maple Platter
Scorched Maple Platter

Scorched Maple Platter

  • 15-inch diameter
  • 2.25 inches tall
  • Maple crotch, with splits and included bark
  • Scorched with rim and center spiral details
  • Finished with walnut oil
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Spalted Cottonwood Salad Bowl
Spalted Cottonwood Salad Bowl
Spalted Cottonwood Salad Bowl

Spalted Cottonwood Salad Bowl

  • 12-inch diameter
  • 3-inches high
  • Spalted Cottonwood
  • Finished with walnut oil and carnauba wax
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Thin-Walled Cottonwood Bowl
Thin-Walled Cottonwood Bowl
Thin-Walled Cottonwood Bowl

Thin-Walled Cottonwood Bowl

  • 9.5 inch diameter
  • 1.75 inches high
  • Beautiful cottonwood grain with contrasting spalting
  • Finished with walnut oil
not rated $75.00 $50.00 Add to cart
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Awesome Spalted Cottonwood Bowl
Awesome Spalted Cottonwood Bowl
Awesome Spalted Cottonwood Bowl

Awesome Spalted Cottonwood Bowl

  • 9.5 inch diameter
  • 2.25 inches tall
  • Beautiful spalting and color
  • Walnut oil finish
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Spalted Cottonwood Cheese / Flake Plate
Spalted Cottonwood Cheese / Flake Plate
Spalted Cottonwood Cheese / Flake Plate

Spalted Cottonwood Cheese / Flake Plate

  • 10-inch diameter
  • 1 inch tall
  • Spalted cottonwood
  • Walnut oil and carnauba wax finish
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Blue Wave Bowl
Blue Wave Bowl
Blue Wave Bowl

Blue Wave Bowl

  • 9-inch diameter
  • 2-inches high
  • Cottonwood with anailine dyes
  • Finished with walnut oil and carnauba wax
not rated $100.00 $85.00 Add to cart
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Live Edge Maple Burl #2
Live Edge Maple Burl #2
Live Edge Maple Burl #2

Live Edge Maple Burl #2

  • 12-inch diameter
  • up to 5 inches tall
  • Natural bark-on appeal
  • Walnut oil and carnauba wax finish
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Oak Burl Centerpiece
Oak Burl Centerpiece
Oak Burl Centerpiece

Oak Burl Centerpiece

  • 9.5 inch diameter
  • 3.5 inches tall
  • Bark inclusions and wild burl grain
  • Oiled and waxed for subtle lustre
  • Yeah, it’s that beautiful…
not rated $295.00 $245.00 Add to cart
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Black and White Oak Centerpiece
Black and White Oak Centerpiece
Black and White Oak Centerpiece

Black and White Oak Centerpiece

  • 14-inch diameter
  • 4-inches tall
  • Red oak, ebonized and waxed
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Black Oak Burl Display Bowl
Black Oak Burl Display Bowl
Black Oak Burl Display Bowl

Black Oak Burl Display Bowl

  • 15.5 inches wide
  • 3 inches tall
  • Black oak burl
  • Walnut oil finish with carnauba wax
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Maple Burl Display Bowl
Maple Burl Display Bowl
Maple Burl Display Bowl

Maple Burl Display Bowl

  • 8.5 inch diameter
  • 3.5 inches tall
  • Maple burl with interesting, irregular grain
  • Walnut oil finish
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Blue Shallow Bowl
Blue Shallow Bowl
Blue Shallow Bowl

Blue Shallow Bowl

  • 10-inch diameter
  • 1.5 inches high
  • Cottonwood
  • Blue and purple aniline dye
  • Finished with walnut oil and carnauba wax
not rated $55.00 Add to cart

These pieces are all turned from wood found on the roadside from utility line clearing or have been salvaged from the firewood pile from the local sawmill’s reject wood. Most pieces are walnut oil sanded to 400 or 600 grit, sealed with a sanding sealer, and are finished in a method best suited for their use.

For utility bowls, they are typically finished with a polymerized walnut oil. This is a preferred food-safe finish because walnut oil is hardening oil that will protect the wood without discoloring or clouding the grain and chatoyance. Furthermore, it’s an easily reparable finish. If it’s starting to dull from the rigors of washing and utensils, just wipe on another coat of walnut oil, buff to a nice satin shine, and let it harden for a few days.

Hollow forms and mantle piece bowls are usually finished with a french polish. After preparing the surface by sanding to a very smooth surface and sealing, these pieces are polished to a high shine by applying many very thin coats of thinned shellac mixed with boiled linseed oil. The oil serves to lubricate the surface, and the heat from the friction of applying the polish while still on the lathe drives the shellac into the surface of the wood. The result is a deep, durable finish with beautiful luster. After a few weeks, the shellac is hardened and can be buffed and polished with wax to a glass-like surface. Typically, carnuba wax is used. It’s the hardest and more durable wax available, and it’s food-safe qualities (it’s what makes skittles and M&M’s shiny) make it a great solution for wood turned pieces.

Bottle stoppers and small items are usually finished with several coats of CA (Cyanoacrylate) glue. This is essentially thinned super glue, and it’s great for these small items because it hardens to a crystal clear, but highly durable finish.

Be sure to check out the item description for details of each turning.  Sizes are approximate.  Dammit, Jim…I’m a woodturner, not a doctor.