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Wet Bowl Reprise #1: Back on the horse, back in the bag

2554 days ago by Douglas Bordner | 7 comments »

This is my second attenpt at wet bowl turning after gathering valuable advice from a forum topic calling on bowl turners. Special thanks to Dorje, Mot (and his excellent CyberSkillShare series on bowl turning) and a very detailed and helpful tutorial by a fairly new member of LJs, SteveRussell (he isn’t new to bowl turning by any means, and I believe we haven’t heard the last from him in terms of sage advice). This is the second and largest log section from a sweet haul of b...

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Turning a Bowl #1: Turning the Bottom

2556 days ago by mot | 21 comments »

Hi Folks, Welcome to the first installment of the Lumberjocks.com Cyber Skill Share. Please read the Lumberjocks Forum for information on this concept, sit back, and turn the bottom of a bowl. This series will also include hollowing, sanding, finishing, turning tools, and some sharpening. Any feedback is greatly appreciated as we, the lumberjocks community, refine this concept! Thanks! Tom

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Lumber Making #2: American Tulip Tree Bowl Blanks

2574 days ago by Dorje | 11 comments »

Today I had the good fortune of cutting up a bunch of American Tulip Tree bowl blanks. Called various things around here, such as Tulip Poplar, Tulipwood, Tulip Maple, this is supposed to be some good bowl turning material. It’s really a Magnolia family tree – I think the biggest of the Magnolias, and it ‘s called Liriodendron tulipfera. I’ve really admired these trees when I’ve come across them around town for the past few years. I saw a craiglist post on the wood last week, didn’t get...

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