bowls really dos grow on trees here in Ireland

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Project by branch posted 05-05-2015 07:41 PM 1421 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

here is some bowls that i just finished and it was a lovely day so i thought i would try something new with the camera go for the out door look it s the start of spring here and it is great to see the plants turn green and the sun shining it was a long cold winter glad it is over

the bowls are 12 inch by 5 inches the have floating bottom they are finished with 4 coats of sand and seal
then sanded with 12 hundred grid and finished with bees wax 3 coats then turned at a hight speed and using brown paper then buffed a piece of cotton wool thanks for having a look
all comments welcome


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#1 posted 05-05-2015 09:06 PM

These are beautiful. Nice work. I just did my first segmented bowls and it’s addictive.

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

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#2 posted 05-05-2015 10:55 PM

Those look beautiful. What types of wood did you use?

-- " I dont understand......I cut that board AT LEAST 4 times and its STILL too short!"

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#3 posted 05-06-2015 01:21 AM

Real art. Well done.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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Bob Collins

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#4 posted 05-06-2015 01:54 AM

Great looking bowls Branch, nice segmenting. A novel way to display them.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#5 posted 05-06-2015 03:16 AM

Nice work, looks like your having fun with segmented turning. Both look great.

-- Tom D

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#6 posted 05-06-2015 02:12 PM

Nice job, Well done.

-- Mark, Newton, NC.

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Derek Oliver

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#7 posted 05-06-2015 04:41 PM

Those are some beautiful bowls.

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#8 posted 05-06-2015 10:40 PM

Nice work!I am from Ireland,I also have a bowl tree in the garden!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain

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#9 posted 05-07-2015 07:29 PM

thanks for your nice comments much approached
kolldecker the wood s are oak purple heart wengey mahogany maple

ashe that is great to know is your tree a faery tree also


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#10 posted 05-09-2015 08:39 AM

Very nice looking bowls. Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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