LumberJocks

suspended bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by Hix posted 06-08-2009 01:27 AM 1367 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Howdy! This is the first project I have posted here. This was my first attemtp at a suspended bowl. The base is Maple, the top is Cherry with a maple knob. It is about 7X4X3H. The finish is just oil for now. The good news is I did not skin a single knuckle! My wife already exercised her right of first dibbs and requested 2 more in different sizes. I can see lots of different possibilities with this form. Thanks for looking!

mark

-- ---call me---- Mark





11 comments so far

View cabinetmaster's profile

cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2282 days


#1 posted 06-08-2009 01:31 AM

Great looking bowl. I have been looking at doing one of these. I tried a small piece once but got a few knuckle bruises in the attempt. I might have to attempt this again. Job well done. How long did it take you to turn this bowl?

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112538 posts in 2301 days


#2 posted 06-08-2009 01:31 AM

Hey Mark
most unique looks great

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Rj's profile

Rj

1047 posts in 2355 days


#3 posted 06-08-2009 02:24 AM

Great Job! I’ll have to try my hand at on of these soon.

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

View Dan'um Style's profile (online now)

Dan'um Style

13180 posts in 2706 days


#4 posted 06-08-2009 02:34 AM

very nice and welcome to lumberjocks

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View jeffthewoodwacker's profile

jeffthewoodwacker

603 posts in 2528 days


#5 posted 06-08-2009 02:48 AM

Nice job with your first square edge project. Secret to turning these is to turn at the highest speed possible. Looking forward to seeing more of your projects.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

View bigwoodturner's profile

bigwoodturner

231 posts in 2069 days


#6 posted 06-08-2009 03:07 AM

You did a very nice job on this piece, welcome.

-- Dale

View jockmike2's profile

jockmike2

10635 posts in 2970 days


#7 posted 06-08-2009 04:10 AM

My inverter is being repaired right now but I’ll be back turning soon. You make me want to turn all the more. Very nice looking turning. I’ve yet to make one like it. I’ve been at it a few years now. Again kudos.

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

View trifern's profile

trifern

8132 posts in 2491 days


#8 posted 06-08-2009 01:26 PM

Nice looking piece and welcome to LJ’s.

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

View Occie gilliam's profile

Occie gilliam

505 posts in 2020 days


#9 posted 07-09-2009 01:35 AM

Nice work Mark

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you too-oc@hotmail.com mail.com

View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile

WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11917 posts in 1880 days


#10 posted 10-08-2009 04:42 PM

Very interesting design here… I have never thought of doing a turning like that, but am inspired to try it out..
Well done…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

View Jim Jakosh's profile (online now)

Jim Jakosh

12066 posts in 1829 days


#11 posted 09-09-2011 01:14 PM

That is a cool design. I like it. ...........Keep ‘em coming!! Thanks for sharing.
......Jim

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase