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Historic Pownal Maine

A bowl from this tree
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Capt. Jabez True homestead

I was very lucky when a friend called to tell me this maple was being removed in pownal center, at the old Capt.jabez True homestead. It must be near 200 years old and the figure in the wood is beautiful. If I would have been an hour later it would have been taken to the landfill.
One of these bowls has been donated to the Pownal Historical Society.

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cutting the log leangthwise down center to get 2 bowl blanks

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taking the corners off to form rough round blank

Capt. Jabez True homestead
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c1800 Pownal maine

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ready to go into shop