Punky Spalted Maple Bowl

(Don Kleinschnitz Jr.) #1

A rather difficult piece to turn because the wood was cured and “punky”. Punky means it was a spongy-powdery kind of consistency.
I had to work hold it with a glue block on the bottom and soak it lavishly with finish to stabilize it.

More details and videos here: https://turnedoutright.blogspot.com/2019/04/punky-as-it-was.html

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(Ned Hill) #2

That came out beautiful! Well done.

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(0.45 NACL) #3

Absolutely gorgeous!

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