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My lathe journeys. #27: ... Get served lemons? Make lemonade!

03-25-2015 12:56 PM by JoeinGa | 3 comments »

This one started out to be an 11” bowl. I glued together 3 layers of 4/4 maple. Unfortunately when I was turning it the dang tool caught it BIG TIME and threw it on the floor. Took a chunk out of the bottom too deep to fix. I wasn’t taking pictures at that time so there’s no evidence it even happened. My first reaction was to toss it into the burn pile, but I set it on a shelf and over a few days I pondered it’s fate. I knew there was no way it could ever be a bowl. That damage was too deep. One evening the wife and I were watching the cooking channel and it came to me…. Maybe I could turn it into a cake platter. So I filled the gapping gash and re-moun...

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