LumberJocks

Straight edge round winged bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by Thermaloy_Jnr posted 123 days ago 510 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After seeing a similar project turned at my woodturning club I tried to remember everything I saw.
Trial & error and the wood biting me a few times, I finally got it to behave and this is the result.

It was a slow and patient turn with several trips into te garden to swear and calm down. Glad I saw it through though.

It confuses non wood turners how you get 2 straight edges and 2 rounded on one project. I just smile, nice to keep some secrets in the guild!

Turned from maple and finished with cellulose sealer and carnuba.

-- Thermaloy_Jnr





6 comments so far

View Oldtool's profile

Oldtool

1783 posts in 825 days


#1 posted 123 days ago

Beautiful turning. I’m particularly impressed with the thinness of the top rim. That takes skill, great work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

View Thermaloy_Jnr's profile

Thermaloy_Jnr

22 posts in 237 days


#2 posted 123 days ago

Thanks Oldtool.
There were more than several moments when I thought I’d gone too far but ended up with 1.5mm on the wings. Never have I stopped to check so many times!

-- Thermaloy_Jnr

View LesB's profile

LesB

1063 posts in 2077 days


#3 posted 123 days ago

Nice job.
I have made similar turnings with the wings long enough to support the center bowl off the table and also some “square” turnings with 4 legs. I find that most people just assume you cut the sides off a round turning to make a rectangular or square design and they don’t understand the difficulty of what you did. So maybe we should just do it “their” way. It would be easier on the fingers….LOL

-- Les B, Oregon

View HillbillyShooter's profile

HillbillyShooter

4510 posts in 926 days


#4 posted 122 days ago

Very attractive turning—nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

View Thewoodman2000's profile

Thewoodman2000

559 posts in 604 days


#5 posted 121 days ago

I love the natural no blood finish you gave this piece!!! It is fun to turn this style but I think its the death factor that makes me do it.
How tall is your bowl?

Thanks for showing!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

View Thermaloy_Jnr's profile

Thermaloy_Jnr

22 posts in 237 days


#6 posted 121 days ago

Hi Thewoodman2000, fortunately no blood but caught my knuckles a couple of times from not keeping a proper eye on the ghost image on the wings as I was undercutting.
The bowl is just over 2” and the wingspan is 6”.

Glad you liked it.

-- Thermaloy_Jnr

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase