a little round box or is it a bowl with a lid you decide

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Project by branch posted 03-02-2015 10:59 PM 1048 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

had some cut off s of ash laying around after making the rocker
so i made this to use some of it up it was fun turning it
i have some more pieces and i will turn some more
it s is 7 inch wide 3 1/2 inch with out the lid with the lid
it s 6 inch tall it s finished with 3 coats of sand and seal
and pure bees wax that i got from a friend he keeps
bees for a hobby the hone is very nice too

branch thanks for having a look

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#1 posted 03-02-2015 11:20 PM

Very nice Mate, almost looks like a flying saucer.
Love the grain in that Ash.
Thanks for showing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#2 posted 03-03-2015 01:25 AM

Nice looking bowl. We have a 100 or so Ash trees here on the farm. Maybe its time to cut and use them.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#3 posted 03-03-2015 01:28 AM

Cool turning. Looks like a flying bowl.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 03-03-2015 08:21 PM

Nice job Branch, with the lid I think more of a box than bowl.
Don’t forget that ash comes up really great with some liming wax to show up the grain

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Arlin Eastman

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#5 posted 03-03-2015 08:33 PM

I like it. Reminds me of some of the candy dishes I made. I like the shape of the lid and how you rounded out the bottom.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#6 posted 03-03-2015 09:03 PM

thanks for all your great comments
mike if i had ash growing on my land
i would harvest some of them
ash is a great wood you can use it to make any thing
it makes great furnisher
peteg i never used liming wax
but i will look into it

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