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The Redhead's First Bowl

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Project by Ossian posted 06-18-2009 04:05 AM 1153 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is the spousal unit’s first attempt at turning a bowl on her state-of-the art lathe (you have to see the picture in my workshop to understand the irony there), and, in her words, “it doesn’t suck.”

Maple bowl, finished in orange oil and beeswax.

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/Ossian





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huff

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#1 posted 06-18-2009 04:22 AM

Looks like a state-of-the art bowl turning to me. Great Job! I visited your pictures of the shop and one important thing to remember…... it may be small, but you don’t have to walk far to get to your tools. Look forward to seeing more projects from both of you.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#2 posted 06-18-2009 04:34 AM

Great bowl for the first one. Can’t wait to see more and more of the redheads handywork.

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

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#3 posted 06-18-2009 06:35 AM

Great first bowl. It deffinetly “doesn’t suck”!

Sharing a shop can get crowded, but it is nice to have someone to work with.

Keep up the good work, both of you.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#4 posted 06-18-2009 07:52 AM

way above suckie looks great

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 06-18-2009 12:19 PM

Great looking first bowl.

-- Raymond

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#6 posted 06-18-2009 03:55 PM

Fine looking bowl. If my wife could do that I think I would quit. A lathe just spins things around and yours seems to do that too, although if I were in your place I would probably try to figure out an alternative to the pipes bed. I have a similar design with two heavy duty solid steel 2” dia. rods and it still vibrates. If yours doesn’t, I apologize for giving the unasked for advice.Anyway, it didn’t seem to affect the quality of your wife’s bowl. Well done!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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