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Project by bigogre posted 04-17-2014 01:53 PM 893 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used this as a demo on how to turn a wingbowl at the woodworking club I am a member of. I finished the melting pot demo and had a little more time to fill. Someone was kind enough to donate an apple log 15 inches long, and this is what I did with it. It took just under an hour and is finished withe wipe on poly.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 04-17-2014 01:58 PM

That is beautifully done and the wood is wonderful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Alexander Valle-Albert

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#2 posted 04-17-2014 02:00 PM

Wow…amazing. Thanks for sharing!

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Boxguy

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#3 posted 04-17-2014 02:19 PM

Bill, the surprise for me was the center in the overhead shot. Thanks for including that. This style has got to be a great way to get your knuckles smacked. Nice job of being steady on the steady rest. Pretty piece.

-- Big Al in IN

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luv2learn

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#4 posted 04-17-2014 03:05 PM

What a great looking winged bowl. It has it all, interesting grain pattern, live edge, and a classy finish.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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deon

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#5 posted 04-17-2014 04:26 PM

Your work is always amazing

-- Dreaming patterns

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 04-17-2014 04:38 PM

Beautiful Piece!

I’m with Al on this. It looks like turning an air plane propeller. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 04-17-2014 06:29 PM

Beautiful natural edge winged bowl!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 04-18-2014 12:07 AM

ANOTHER beauty! I don’t think you have ever made an ugly project! I’ll have to ask a turner some time to show me how you turn something like that. Round, I get; curved with a scoop??? I’m clueless.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#9 posted 04-18-2014 01:35 AM

That’s beautiful man! !!

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#10 posted 04-18-2014 05:31 AM

Sweet!

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#11 posted 04-18-2014 10:44 AM

Wow, neat, I need to try this.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#12 posted 04-18-2014 11:10 AM

Nice!! that apple wood looks great and so does the wing bowl….nicely done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#13 posted 05-13-2014 11:18 AM

Fantastic!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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