Goblet of Big Leaf Maple burl (with dyed maple stem). About 4-1/4″ tall, bowl is about 2-1/4″ diameter. Spray lacquer finish.
Natural Burl Surface Goblet
Goblet with the natural burl surface on the outside of the goblet bowl, and top side of the base.
Big Leaf Maple burl with dyed maple stem. About 6-1/4″ tall. The bowl is about 3-1/4″ diameter. Finished with spray lacquer.
This piece was selected by the American Association of Woodturners Forum as Turning of the Week for June 6, 2022.
Wormy Maple Hollow Form
This piece is about 7″ diameter and 3-1/2″ tall. Lots of worm holes around one side, which I have cleaned out of all the “bug dirt”.
Sliced Maple Hollow Form
Maple Hollow Form, about 5″ diameter and 6″ tall. Sliced and re-assembled with walnut strips. Lacquer finish.
Three Maple hollow forms. These are 10-1/2″, 5″ and 1-7/8″ tall. The larger one is 7″ diameter.
Big Leaf Maple Goblet
A natural-edged goblet, from a Big Leaf Maple burl. It is about 5″ tall and the bowl is about 2-1/2″ diameter. Looks like the burl may have a bit of spalting. The top of the base is uncut burl cap.
Big Leaf Maple Hollow Form
This natural-top hollow form is Big Leaf Maple. It is about 6″ diameter and 2″ tall.
It was made form a core removed from the center of this bowl.
Big Leaf Maple Burl Bowl
This natural-edge bowl from a Big Leaf Maple Burl is about 8-3/4″ diameter and 2-1/2″ high.
The walls of the bowl are almost 1/2″ thick, to show off the natural burl surface.
Wormy Maple Calabash Bowl
9.75″ diameter, 4.75″ high. Finish is walnut oil.
I was inspired by a clip from this video by Sam Angelo and made a nativity set for the family. I happened to have a bowl that I’d gone too thin on the bottom, so I could cut it to made the manger.