thedaileygrind — maine wooden bowl


New natural edge bowl

  I hope that everyone had a fine New Years eve and day. The bowl pictured above is the first new piece that I’ve added to my site in the new year. The bowl was hand turned from Curly Maple and features a natural edge running all around the wooden bowl. The bowl is approximately …

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Nested set of natural edge Curly Maple bowls

  I’m lucky because as a woodturner I get to work with some really great looking wood. One of my favorite woods to turn is Curly Maple which is often times referred to as Tiger Stripe Maple or Fiddleback Maple. The set that you see in the pictures is Curly Maple but it also has …

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Zeke’s Burl

Recently we had an open house/shop tour and one of our neighbors came over to it. Of course living here in the western foothills of Maine, neighbor is a relative term. They live on the ridge opposite of us, so probably 3/4 of a mile away by road. Anyways Zeke and Joyce came over to …

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Birch burl bowl

  I just completed this little Birch Burl bowl. I really like the way that it came out. I’ve been turning most of my bowls lately with a flat rim that slopes in towards the center of the bowl. This one is a little different in that this wooden bowl has a piece missing from …

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Natural Edge Curly Maple Wooden Bowl

Well I hope that everyone is looking forward to the new year. I finished this bowl up a while ago but I finally have time to post about it. This is a small natural edge Curly Maple wooden bowl.   The bowl measures about 5 3/4 inches at the widest part. The front edge is …

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A wood turning challenge

In October the president of the Western Mountain Woodturners asked members to bring in a partly turned piece to our November meeting that would be taken home by another turner and completed by them. We had to bring the finished piece back to the December meeting and give it back to the person who had …

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