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Project by TheDane posted 07-19-2014 06:44 PM 525 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a little natural edge bowl from a pear tree my neighbor cut down last year.

It is about 5” high and 5” in diameter. After sanding to 800 grit, they were sealed with lacquer sealer, then got 6 costs of poly. After about a week of curing time I buffed them with the Beall system and finished with Renaissance wax.

This one is a gift to the fellow that gave me the wood.

-- 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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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 07-19-2014 07:26 PM

Another COOL lil Bowl!

Really like that edge!

-- 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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#2 posted 07-19-2014 10:26 PM

Nice job Gerry, always great to see what you end up with a NE piece :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 07-20-2014 12:00 AM

What a great looking piece of wood and stunning craftsmanship.

I see you doing business with the wood owner for years to come. I would love to have a piece like that on my mantel.

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed

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#4 posted 07-20-2014 12:33 AM

Very nice!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#5 posted 07-20-2014 01:11 AM

Very nice turning, I’m sure your friend will be happy he gave you the wood.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#6 posted 07-20-2014 01:19 AM

Gerry, That is just awesome!

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

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#7 posted 07-20-2014 03:27 AM

Cool!

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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#8 posted 07-21-2014 09:28 PM

That is naturally wonderful and you have natural woodworking talent! Superb.

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#9 posted 07-25-2014 08:12 AM

Fantastic piece.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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