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Turned my first bowl. Sycamore with beeswax. Turning inside of bowls is tougher than I thought it would be.

-- Ron, Northern Illinois





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waho6o9

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#1 posted 12-11-2014 04:09 AM

Sure is a nice looking bowl, good job Ron.

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#2 posted 12-11-2014 05:43 AM

Nice looking bowl Ron.
You’ll be a pro at it in no time.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#3 posted 12-11-2014 06:16 AM

Great job on your first bowl!

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#4 posted 12-11-2014 06:56 AM

Very nice warm and peaceful looking bowl, nice work.

-- http://woodspotting.com/ -- Discover the most interesting woodworking blogs from around the world

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#5 posted 12-11-2014 08:44 AM

Nice work on this. The shape is nice and the Sycamore looks great too. The first of many. It will get easier fast. Have fun!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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SPalm

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#6 posted 12-11-2014 12:12 PM

Very nice.

I am new to turning bowls too. Boy, there really are a lot of little tricks and techniques to learn.

Looks like you are learning them fast,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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ronstar

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#7 posted 12-11-2014 12:26 PM

Thanks all! Bowls are fun to make – I can’t wait to do more

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#8 posted 12-11-2014 01:33 PM

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#9 posted 12-11-2014 05:50 PM

Great job! It looks a lot better than my first bowl ;-)

-- Xyloid Curt "Exposing the hidden beauty in wood" www.etsy.com/shop/xyloidcreations

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#10 posted 12-11-2014 06:31 PM

Good start. It is that bottom inside corner that can get you just as you are about finished.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#11 posted 12-12-2014 12:36 AM

Great work, bowl turning can be addictive. Save your first one so you can look back and view your progress.

-- Tom D

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JoeinDE

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#12 posted 12-12-2014 05:25 PM

Nicely done. As a person who recently got addicted to turning, I know you pain (pleasure). Keep spinning

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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ronstar

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#13 posted 12-13-2014 11:12 AM

Thanks all – turning is addicting – I just cleaned up the mess and I’m reading for the next one

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#14 posted 12-13-2014 12:50 PM

Really nice looking owl.

-- mrg

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#15 posted 12-16-2014 04:38 AM

try a round carbide turning gouge, they work great for cross grain. nice work. i know what you mean about turning it is an addictive hobby.

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