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Cherry salad bowl. 11.25”. Mineral oil finish. Sanded to 400 then buffed with red rouge wheel.
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#1 posted 08-11-2014 11:59 AM
That is just beautiful.Someday I hope to be able to turn half this good.
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#2 posted 08-11-2014 12:36 PM
Very nice. This just screams…....”use me!” Love the grain on this cherry too. You did it justice for sure.
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#3 posted 08-11-2014 03:56 PM
I’ve had a request to do a bowl like this and have been searching for a year to find a large enough blank in cherry but to no avail. The hunt continues.
Anyone have a line on sourcing some cherry large enough to replicate this?
-- Nothing is impossible for those that don't have to do it themselves
#4 posted 08-11-2014 05:30 PM
Thank you folks. Bonj, for my turning I’ve always just used wood people gave me, or wood from storm and ice damaged trees. This piece came from a cherry tree that was mostly dead. Couldn’t discern the reason, no bug damage. Perhaps a lightning strike.
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#5 posted 08-11-2014 09:11 PM
Very nice, this is a definite “USER” for the summer saladspete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
#6 posted 08-12-2014 03:03 AM
Chaotic … thanks. I’ll keep my eyes open. Hopefully I’ll get lucky. Beautiful bowl none the less.
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