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Zebrawood Winged Bowl

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Project by jbrinkman posted 2061 days ago 1868 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple Zebrawood winged bowl that I created for a gift to our dog sitter for her 18th birthday. The bowl was buffed and finished with light wax coating.

You can read an article I did on creating this bowl on my blog. This article was subsequently reprinted in the Nov. 2008 NCWT newsletter

-- Joe Brinkman, Ohio - http://blog.theaccidentalgeek.com





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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 2061 days ago

Really neat. Another one of those,”howdedodat?”.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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jbrinkman

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#2 posted 2061 days ago

The biggest key is to turn at the fastest safe speed. This is probably not a good first project as your “fastest safe speed” is probably not sufficient. After you get a little more experience, you find that you can turn at much higher speeds, which is necessary when doing projects which require “turning air”. I sat in on a Jimmy Clewes demo where it sounded like we were in a giant wind tunnel.

-- Joe Brinkman, Ohio - http://blog.theaccidentalgeek.com

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lew

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#3 posted 2061 days ago

Another gorgeous piece!!

Great Article, too!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Bigbuck

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#4 posted 2060 days ago

Very nice piece, I like the design

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#5 posted 2060 days ago

Holy smokes, timing is everything! I just glued up a couple pieces of cherry to make a bowl of a very similar design! While I was waiting for the glue to dry, I thought I would check out my favorite hangout, and I saw your bowl Joe! I thought I had thought of a really unique design (dang, beat out by a couple of hours!!!) Great design and execution! I will post mine in a day or two. I think you’ll appreciate the irony! Thanks, and happy new year, Craven

-- let the chips fly!

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jbrinkman

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#6 posted 2060 days ago

Craven – I got my original idea from a Bill Grumbine video. I had previously created a square bowl using a different technique which was more awkward, but better suited to my skills at the time. I’ll post a new project so you can see my original attempt at a square bowl.

-- Joe Brinkman, Ohio - http://blog.theaccidentalgeek.com

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