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Blog series by Dorje updated 11-11-2007 02:16 AM 2 parts 1718 reads 28 comments total

Part 1: Rough Bowls

11-04-2007 12:37 AM by Dorje | 18 comments »

Here are a few of the ROUGH bowls that have come off the lathe in the past few weeks (sorry about the lighting): A small cherry bowl: A slightly large, chunkier, and deeper cherry bowl: I nabbed a number of chunks of the neighbor’s maple that he was going to haul off. I tried to get ones with promise of figure. Here’s one that I turned the other day – and don’t I wish the whole blank had that curly figure!:

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Part 2: More Rough Bowls and Blanks

11-11-2007 02:16 AM by Dorje | 10 comments »

Did some turning today…processed a number of maple rounds into bowl blanks…waxed the ends on the blanks and turned a few rough bowls with a few others. This clunker has some pretty good figure – and some rot too! Not sure what I’m going to do about the rot..I think I need to fill it with something (not the void – but the punky wood). I recall that Douglas posted something on the subject. I’ll have to track that down. Some of the blanks had figure a...

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