Natural Edge Pine Bowl

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Project by bigwoodturner posted 1950 days ago 1347 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 14 inch natural edge pine bowl. I am posting this sence I have recieved a few Emails asking if pine was a good wood to turn sence alot of us have acess to it. This is ponderosa pine killed by the pine beetle. The blue stain comes from the fungas that is carried on the beetle as is bores. The wall is 1/4 inch even all the way through the foot. So yes I turn pine and I think it is a nice wood to turn and its free or real cheap.

-- Dale

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#1 posted 1950 days ago

Very Nice Dale, I like the look of pine espacialy the norfolk pine.

-- Lupe D. Texas

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#2 posted 1950 days ago

Your finished product is any thing but cheap .It’s a real winner

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1950 days ago

Good looking bowl, interesting colors.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#4 posted 1949 days ago

Nice looking bowl.

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

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#5 posted 1949 days ago

Good job with the bowl. I was never any good at getting a consistent thickness. Did the branch growing out the side give you any chatter?

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#6 posted 1949 days ago

Very nice turning. It doesn’t look like pine.

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

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#7 posted 1949 days ago

No cross grain tear cutting over the knots if the tool is sharp and the angle correct.

-- Dale

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#8 posted 1949 days ago

Yes that is a nice bowl.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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