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Project by mudflap4869 posted 08-04-2014 08:48 PM 1064 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turned a single piece, double bowl. A real challenge for a man with no talent, and arthritis. Several goofs are the results.

-- Still trying to master kindling making





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lightcs1776

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#1 posted 08-04-2014 10:15 PM

Nice! I had never even thought about a double bowl. Very cool.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#2 posted 08-04-2014 10:25 PM

Looks good Jim…..pretty clever at that….

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#3 posted 08-04-2014 10:46 PM

Jim, I got plenty of chunks that you can practice on. I’ll put your name on ‘em…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#4 posted 08-04-2014 10:51 PM

I likes!!!

I may take this design and tweak it….
Thinking bowl with large platter, for chips/veggies & dip.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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Arlin Eastman

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#5 posted 08-04-2014 10:53 PM

Jim

I think you did a swell job. I have made 20 bowls and still goof up. I find the shakiness is part of the problem
Well done.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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CFrye

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#6 posted 08-05-2014 02:18 AM


Jim, I got plenty of chunks that you can practice on. I ll put your name on em…..

- boxcarmarty


Marty, put those chunks in the firewood pile…they’ll be more attractive to him that way ;-)
(I had to say that before eddie did heeheehee)

Another 3 layer laminated piece here. It is 9 1/2” diameter and 4” tall. The grain is beautiful! Finished with the Rustoleum Spray lacquer. SOMEBODY needs to be building some display shelves for all these treasures he’s turning out (“turning” did ya get it? did ya get it?)!

-- God bless, Candy

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 08-05-2014 02:29 AM

Cool design! I don’t see any “goof ups” at all.

Now when are you gonna turn that big piece of maple Y’all took home?

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

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#8 posted 08-05-2014 02:59 AM

this is a beautiful bowl and plate, and im might proud that you got this beautiful piece of wood away from you know who….i really like the finish on this it looks great…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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CFrye

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#9 posted 08-05-2014 03:02 AM

I heard that Grizz! I have my own piece that I have to keep away from him!

-- God bless, Candy

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#10 posted 08-05-2014 06:24 AM

Jim thats a great looking pair of bowls ,you got talent my friend ,

@Marty hide the fire wood

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#11 posted 08-05-2014 09:54 AM

Mudflap,
despite your setbacks & disadvantages,
looks pretty good from where I’m sitting.
Cheers, Jinky (James).

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