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Project by TheDane posted 05-01-2015 07:37 PM 918 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This natural edge bowl is 6” in diameter and 3” tall.

The walls are about 3/8” thick, which is thicker than I like but I didn’t want to lose the bark!

I’m not sure of the species (I picked it up at a club raffle).

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





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peteg

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#1 posted 05-01-2015 08:06 PM

nice little bowl Gerry, well done keeping the edge, did you use any CA ?
Pete

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

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TheDane

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#2 posted 05-01-2015 08:10 PM

... did you use any CA ?

Yes … thin CA at first until I got it down to the shape and thickness, then mixed up some epoxy. Took a little longer due to cure time, but I think it was worth it.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 05-01-2015 09:22 PM

Just beautiful! I am in awe of you folks that do live edge turnings like this.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 05-01-2015 11:50 PM

Very nice bowl, Gerry. it looks like maple!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 05-02-2015 03:28 AM

I like Natural Edge bowls. Nice job man.

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#6 posted 05-02-2015 07:16 PM

Beautiful. One day I’ll be as good as you …. until then practice makes perfect.

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TheDane

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#7 posted 05-02-2015 08:26 PM

.... until then practice makes perfect.

Every cut is a practice cut. If you aim for perfection, you’ll hit excellence along the way!

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Arlin Eastman

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#8 posted 05-02-2015 08:35 PM

You did a very fine job on that.

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 05-06-2015 10:43 PM

Very COOL bowl!

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