LumberJocks

Lignum Vitae bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by UnstoppableDrew posted 2088 days ago 2967 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

8” diameter bowl turned from Lignum Vitae. This stuff is gruesome to sand, the paper loads up instantly. I think I burned through about $10 worth of sanding discs for my drill on this.

-- Nothing looks worse on your outdoors resume than a list of the possible locations of your remains.





16 comments so far

View woodworm's profile

woodworm

14124 posts in 2215 days


#1 posted 2088 days ago

It turned out very beautiful. Great work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View darryl's profile

darryl

1792 posts in 2950 days


#2 posted 2088 days ago

that’s a nice looking bowl. what fantastic grain it’s got.

View rikkor's profile

rikkor

11295 posts in 2499 days


#3 posted 2088 days ago

That is just wonderful. Good job!!!

View pashley's profile

pashley

1022 posts in 2342 days


#4 posted 2088 days ago

Wonderful.

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

View John Stegall's profile

John Stegall

405 posts in 2140 days


#5 posted 2088 days ago

“I think I burned through about $10 worth of sanding discs for my drill on this.”

Try the 3-M pads for sanding, you can start with brown and work your way to white. Then, if necessary, use sanding paper. I find it outlasts sandpaper by a wide enough margin to cover its cost.

Great looking bowl.

-- jstegall

View trifern's profile

trifern

8132 posts in 2391 days


#6 posted 2088 days ago

Beautiful wood and bowl. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

View SPalm's profile

SPalm

4783 posts in 2506 days


#7 posted 2088 days ago

My that is beautiful wood. Looks really nice.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

View RAH's profile

RAH

414 posts in 2501 days


#8 posted 2088 days ago

That is beautiful, well worth the extra ten dollars.

-- Ron Central, CA

View UnstoppableDrew's profile

UnstoppableDrew

36 posts in 2088 days


#9 posted 2088 days ago

Thanks for all the nice comments. I’m really pleased with this one, it was well worth all the effort.

-- Nothing looks worse on your outdoors resume than a list of the possible locations of your remains.

View mtnwild's profile

mtnwild

3474 posts in 2151 days


#10 posted 2087 days ago

Nice, great control, looks fantastic.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

View Karson's profile

Karson

34869 posts in 3025 days


#11 posted 2087 days ago

a great loking bowl. The wood looks fantastic. I’ve got a small piece of that wood and I’ve used it for blocks on the bandsaw.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

View Napaman's profile

Napaman

5332 posts in 2701 days


#12 posted 2087 days ago

very nice!!! WELCOME TO LJ’s!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

View Don Newton's profile

Don Newton

712 posts in 2243 days


#13 posted 2087 days ago

Many years ago I cut a bunch of Lignum Vitae for a company that used it for brake shoes on mine cars. Have you noticed the natural wax that builds up on the surface after it is cut? Beautiful bowl!

-- Don, Pittsburgh

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

12909 posts in 2607 days


#14 posted 2087 days ago

looks good … welcome to lj’s

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View jockmike2's profile

jockmike2

10635 posts in 2871 days


#15 posted 2087 days ago

Beautiful bowl, welcome to LJs.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

showing 1 through 15 of 16 comments

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