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Pecan Turnings

OK, folks!  What will be on this page are serving bowls, display bowls, and serving and display dishes from that fabulous wood called pecan.  So similar to hickory, they are often confused.  The natural beauty of this wood is really something to behold, so take a look and don't be surprised if you are just slightly awed.  OK?

8 1/2" Pecan Cupcake/Pastry Stand

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Pecan wood is an absolutely beautiful wood whose natural colors do not need any help from us.  After you take a look at the light and darker colors you will agree with me.  Though I am calling it a cupcake or pasty stand, you just go ahead and put whatever you want on it.  You will find I burned a line in the rim area for decoration as well as a couple in the base area.  Though they were reinforced with clear glue there is some minor cracks that are going no where.  Just kinda helps with the rustic appeal of the piece.  The diameter is 8 ½” with a height of 2 ¼” and a base diameter of 3 ¼”.  The wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil based wax.  This gives the stand a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  It also allows you to still feel the grain in the wood.  22Nov17  SDP51  $30.00 and $12.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/574273793/8-12-pecan-cupcakepastry-stand

Pecan Cupcake/Display Stand

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This will be a wonderful addition to anybody’s home.   As most cooks and bakers know it’s all about presentation.  Now picture this stand with 4 or 5 cupcakes on it.  Or some other tasty morsel!  I was able to leave a little bit of natural edge on it.  Also I burned 3 lines into the base for decorative purposes only.  The diameter of the top is 8 ½” and the base measures at 3 ¾”.  The height of the stand is 2 ¾”.  I thought about getting some cupcakes and using them in the photos but the only problem with doing that is nothing would get done in the shop until I ate them all.  Sorry.  The wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil based wax.  This combination gives the stand a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  20Nov17  SDP50  $30.00 and $12.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/573726237/pecan-cupcakedisplay-stand

Fabulous 9 3/4" Pecan Serving Bowl

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This is without a doubt a fabulous looking medium sized pecan wood serving bowl.  And, for the photos I put pecans in it.  Why not?  You will find this bowl works well with any décor and it also holds 4 cups measured to the brim.  So that makes it a 4 cupper!  The diameter is 9 ¾” with a height of 2”.  The depth is right at 1 ¼”.  Fill this bowl up with salad or whatever you wish.  The wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil based wax.  Using a combination such as this gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  Certainly one of a kind and not one to pass up on.  20Nov17  BLP173  $35.00 and $12.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/559922302/fabulous-9-34-pecan-serving-bowl

5 1/2" Pecan Pedestal Bowl

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I have to admit I was rather please with this little bowl.  In my opinion it would look perfect sitting on a desk full of pistachios or M&M’s or other tasty treats.  Measuring up to the brim it holds 1 ½ cups.  Another thought would be use it as a personal pudding bowl!  Use it with confidence as the wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil based wax.  With this combination the bowl has a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  The diameter is 5 ½” and the height is 2 ¾” and the depth comes to 1 ½”.  The base is wide enough for this bowl to be used as a catch all for keys and change or someone might even use it for their potpourri.  I burned 3 lines on the underside for decorative purposes.  With the natural colors of this wood and a finish that allows you to still feel the grain, this bowl is certainly a one of a kind and a winner!  4Nov17  BLP171   $25.00 and $10.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/569653715/5-12-pecan-pedestal-bowl

Superb 8 1/4" Pecan Serving Bowl

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Sometimes when I am turning a bowl I like to guess what the capacity of the bowl is going to be.  I was off a cup with this one.  I was guessing it would be a 5 cupper but it’s a 4 cupper with a little bit to spare.  All in all a nice capacity for the average family serving bowl.  After all, hardly no one puts veggies and smashed spuds in a bowl only up to the edge of the brim!  They pile it on in there.  The bowl measures 8 ¼” in diameter, 3” high and 2” deep.  The wood was first sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil/shellac mixture.   Using a combination such as this gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  I burned a line on the top of the rim and just below it on the outside for decorative purposes.  Use this bowl with confidence and it will look good anywhere you use it.  3Nov17  BLP170  $30.00 and $12.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/569423921/superb-8-14-pecan-serving-bowl

Itty Bitty Pecan Bowl

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When you think about it, everybody has a use for a bowl of this size.  You might put nuts or candy or change and keys or even potpourri in it.  And when you take in the natural color of pecan that this bowl was turned from you can’t help but love it.  It holds a whopping 1 cup measured to the brim.  The diameter is 5” with a height of 1 ½” and is 1” deep.  The wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil/shellac mixture.  This combination gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  18Sep17  BLP169  $15.00 and $8.00 S&H 

https://www.etsy.com/listing/566262269/itty-bitty-pecan-bowl

Spacious & Colorful Pecan Bowl

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Spacious?  You bet it is!  It holds 5 cups measured to the brim.  Colorful?  All you have to do is take a good look at it.  It has lots of color variation that Nature provided and in the cracks you will find crushed turquoise powder and powdered copper.  That is mighty colorful, folks!  This bowl does hold liquids so you may use it as a serving bowl if you desire.  Most folks will use it as a decorative display bowl for nuts and fruits and such.  The wood was first sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a mixture of walnut oil and shellac.  Using this combination gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  The bowl is 8” in diameter, 2 ¾” high, and 2 ¼” deep.  This bowl will improve the décor of any place you put it.  No doubt about it.  7Oct17  BLP168  $30.00 and $11.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/563220647/spacious-colorful-pecan-bowl

Gorgeous Pecan 3 Corner Bowl

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Sometimes when a person sees a 3 corner bowl like this one they are amazed with it.  It captivates their mind on how it was made.  Not being one to give away my secrets I just tell them it takes a bit of time to do one, and it does.  This particular fine looking bowl was turned from pecan which is gorgeous in its own right.  So fill it with your favorite candies, nuts, small fruits and other goodies.  Some might use it as a potpourri bowl as well.  Many, many uses.  The bowl averages 6” in total diameter, 4” in height and has a measured depth of 2” up to the level of where water will run out of it.  The volume is 1 cup.  The wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil based wax.  Enjoy!

18Sep17  BLP164  $30.00 and $10.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/547111222/gorgeous-pecan-3-corner-bowl

Dazzling Spalted Pecan Bowl

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The natural color and all the heavy spalting in this bowl certainly does make it rather dazzling.  And with a volume capacity of 5 cups you will find many uses for it.  Use it as a serving bowl as it does hold liquids or as a display bowl for fruits and nuts as the photos suggest.  Fill it with M&M’s or just anything that you might want to.  The diameter of the bowl is 10” with a height of 2 ½” and a depth of 1 ½”.  With a semi pedestal foot the depth is right where it needs to be.  I burned a line in the foot only for decorative purposes.  You will find some natural defects in the wood such as worm holes which do add rustic characteristics.  The wood was first sealed with a couple of coats of food grade walnut oil.  The finishing work was done with a mixture of walnut oil and shellac heavy on the shellac for more sheen.  This combo gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  12Sep17  BLP163  $30.00 and $12.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/557603801/dazzling-spalted-pecan-bowl

7 3/4" Pecan Pedestal Candy/Nut Bowl

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This pedestal bowl turned from pecan is just right for smaller tables or even for your desk.  Of course I am presuming that if you have it sitting on your desk full of goodies like M&M’s that you are willing to share them.  Or are you one who enjoys torturing folks with them.  Shame on you.  But you might decide to fill it with pistachios, other nuts or even potpourri.  The uses for a bowl like this are limitless.  It measures 7 ¾” in diameter, 3 ¼” high, and 1 ¾” deep.  The volume measured out to be 3 cups to the brim.  The wood was first sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a mixture of walnut oil and shellac.  This combo gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  9Sep17  BLP162  $30.00 and $11.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/543182172/7-34-pecan-pedestal-candynut-bowl

Wonderful Pecan Pedestal Serving Bowl

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When you hold this bowl in your hands, I truly believe you will not only find it being wonderful but absolutely gorgeous.  The natural coloration of this wood makes this a bowl that will look good sitting as the centerpiece of anybody’s table.  Use it with confidence as the wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a mixture of walnut oil and shellac heavy on the shellac for more sheen.  This combination gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  So fill it with veggies or even mashed spuds if you wish.  Or decorate your table using it as a display bowl full of fruits and nuts.  There are several lines burned into the base are of the bowl for decorative purposes.  The diameter is 10 ½” with a height of 4” and a depth of 2 ¾”.  Take all of those measurements and you end up with a volume measuring ½ gallon.  That is a fair amount, folks!  22Aug17  BLP159  $45.00 and $14.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/552882585/wonderful-pecan-pedestal-serving-bowl

12 1/2" Pecan Salad Serving Bowl

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This gorgeous bowl is so good looking you will just love sitting it on your table full of beautiful salad.  Just saying this now, but you might even use it for popcorn.  Or even veggies.  You might prefer to use it as a display bowl full of nuts and fruits.  So many uses for such a great looking bowl turned from pecan wood.  It has great natural coloration and some added spalting to give a nice while slight rustic appeal.  This bowl should pretty much work with any décor.  This bowl has a fairly large capacity as the volume up to the brim measured at a ½ gallon, and it holds liquids quite well.  The diameter is 12 ½” with a height of 2 ¼” and a depth of about 1 ¼”.  The wood was first sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a mixture of walnut oil and shellac.  The mix was done very heavy on the shellac for more sheen.  The bowl has a nice subtle shine to it which gives a more natural wood look to the bowl.  Using the combination of the oil and shellac gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  14Mar17  BLP147  $42.50 and $16.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/518095299/12-12-pecan-salad-serving-bowl

6" Pecan 3 Corner Bowl

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This smallish 3 corner pecan bowl is perfect in size for keeping odds and ends in.  Of course you might decide to keep some pistachios or M&M’s in it as well.  Some folks might even put a candle in it.  Or potpourri.  Whatever it is you decide to use it for it will look real good doing it.  This little bowls are fun to turn I must admit.  This one is about 6” in diameter, 3 ½” high and has a depth of about 1 ½”.  The volume capacity is about 1 cup.  The wood was first sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with wax that is walnut oil and carnauba wax based.  This gives the bowl a nice long lasting natural finish.  20Jan17  BLP146  $25.00 and $10.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/506674281/6-pecan-3-corner-bowl

10 3/4" Pecan Serving Bowl

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You gotta love pecan wood.  And on top of that you gotta love a nice looking and solid wood serving bowl.  Of course this bowl fills the bill on both accounts.  Some folks will say that this bowl is so nice looking they don’t want to put anything in it to distract from it’s natural beauty.  But go ahead and fill it with whatever you wish because the wood was first sealed with food grade walnut oil.  Then it received several coats of walnut oil and shellac mixed with it heavy on the shellac for more sheen.  Using a combination such as this gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  The bowl is 10 ¾” in diameter, 3 ½” high and has a depth of 3”.  The volume measures out to be ¾ gallon capacity.  One of a kind and a great gift idea as well as something to get for yourself.  10Apr16  BLP128  $37.50  and $15.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/479122894/10-34-pecan-serving-bowl

6 1/2" Pecan Bowl

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One thing I have learned as a woodturner is that everybody needs a bowl.  It makes no difference if they use it to serve with, eat out of, keep stuff like change and keys in it, or use it as a candy or nut bowl.  Everybody needs a bowl.  Now for sure not everybody needs a big bowl.  Some folks need small or more medium sized bowls, which is the category that I fit in.  I have a rather small house.  This nice pecan bowl fits this description as it is 6 ½” in diameter, 2 ¼” high and has a depth of 1 ½”.  The volume capacity of the bowl is 2 cups.  I burned 3 lines on the outside of the bowl for decorative purposes only.  The wood was first sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil and shellac mixture.  Using a combination such as this gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  7Jun16  BLP134  $25.00 and $10.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/491891907/6-12-pecan-bowl