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Segmented Stave Bowl #4: Day Four - At Last!

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Blog entry by TheDane posted 01-10-2013 11:58 PM 2002 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The glued up blank and bottom sat in the clamp overnight and we are ready to turn.

I used my carbide R2 cutter to rough out the inside of the bowl. I switched to a bowl gouge to clean up the inside and sanded it with my self-powered sander.

I used the carbide to rough the outside of the bowl, a bowl gouge to get it to final dimension, and sanded it while it was still mounted on the scroll chuck.

Next, out came the Longworth Chuck to shape and finish the bottom of the bowl.

I cut a couple of accent lines with the tip of a skew and ‘signed’ the piece …

... then out came the Mahoney’s walnut oil.

After it dries for a day or two, I’ll buff it with the Beall Buff System and it will be ready for use!

—Gerry

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"



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NonnoTony48

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#1 posted 01-11-2013 12:23 AM

Hi Jerry, congratulation on a beautiful bowl. nice combination of woods,

Cheers Tony.

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 01-11-2013 12:28 AM

Yes!

What a Beautiful result!

Really a COOL bowl.

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#3 posted 01-11-2013 06:36 AM

Second, really is a fantastic looking bowl

-- Norman

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murch

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#4 posted 01-11-2013 08:43 AM

I really enjoyed the blog Gerry. You got a great looking bowl there. Well done.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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matthewcressey

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#5 posted 01-12-2013 01:55 AM

nice peice great job

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