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Project by bigwoodturner posted 1923 days ago 1200 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today I went out in my shop and played around with some silver maple. Start to finish turned and dried on the lathe. I used dyes to marbleize the surface. 14 inches in diameter 1/4 inch thick.

-- Dale





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savannah505

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#1 posted 1923 days ago

Very nice looking bowl, been really enjoying the use of aneline dyes I’ve seen on LJ’s and tried myself also.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 1923 days ago

Did you take any “before” pictures ? Nice shape .

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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jockmike2

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#3 posted 1923 days ago

Beautiful turning and use of color.

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

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1922 days ago

Hey Dale
Nice turning great job looks wonderful

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Broda

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#5 posted 1922 days ago

wow, that looks good

“Start to finish turned and dried on the lathe”.
how do you dry it while still on the lathe?

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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bigwoodturner

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#6 posted 1922 days ago

If you take the wall thickness to a uniform 3/8ths or less and run the lathe speed around 1800 the moisture will be forced to the out side by gravity. Sand from the inside first the heat and the rotation will dry the wood. Be careful how much heat you generate so you limit any surface checking.

Sorry no before pictures.

-- Dale

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Woodhacker

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#7 posted 1921 days ago

Dale, great job…I like the design and the use of dyes.

-- Martin, Kansas

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Broda

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#8 posted 1921 days ago

thanks for your your response
i will have to try that sometime

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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