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CORING BOWLS -- the finished product

When wood has prominent grain configuration,
as here, it is best to keep bowls together
as a set. With grain aligned, the wood is in
the same orientation in which the tree grew.
These bowls were turned from a Box Elder
(acer maple) blank.
Box Elder
Cherry Burl The cherry burl that these bowls were cored
from was large enough to produce four bowls.
Nested bowls, with a conical–shape profile
were turned from a Kwanzan-Cherry blank.
Kwanzan
Norfolk Island Pine Three-bowl set turned from lovely Norfolk Island Pine.
The spalting in this maple shows up in the larger
and middle bowls (see top edges of both) but spalting
was not apparent in the log’s center, where the
smallest bowl came from.
Spalting Maple Bowls