Mesquite Bowl Blank M-1056 3" x 9" x 9"

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Mesquite Bowl Blank M-1056
3" x 9" x 9"
6.7 lbs.

This is a fairly large half-log bowl blank from a crotch of Texas Honey Mesquite, which should yield a bowl of about 8" to 8.5" in diameter. The colors include the rich reddish-brown of Mesquite heartwood, the golden to grayish yellow of Mesquite sapwood, and the dark brown of Mesquite bark.  

This bowl blank is from a crotch (branch split) in the Mesquite tree.  It has full bark on the back and could be turned for either a conventional bowl or a "barky" natural-edge bowl.  The bark is fairly tight, but there are bug tunnels that undermine the bark -- you may need to stabilize while turning if you wish to preserve the bark.

This block has some fun bug-related features, which I've tried to highlight in the photos.  Please scroll down past the first 3 photos to see all of them.