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Project by PetVet posted 06-24-2009 12:34 AM 1048 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at bowl turning. The inside is pretty rough, I have since bought a bowl gouge, so hopefully the next one will be smoother on the inside. The other thing that I have to admit is this is about 3 inches high and wide, and I start out with a 6 inch piece of cherry. The sorry sucker kept flying off my chuck, so I would end up turning off the chipped lip.
Cherry wood, aniline dye, friction finish, lots of wood chips….

-- Rich in Richmond -- Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.





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lew

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#1 posted 06-24-2009 01:46 AM

Nice Job,

Sure beats the heck out of my first attempt!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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scrappy

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#2 posted 06-24-2009 02:26 AM

Great FIRST. Love that finish!

Great recovery from the Runaway wood! hahaha

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

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

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bigwoodturner

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#3 posted 06-24-2009 03:35 AM

Nice job, make sure you have 360 degrees of grip and 90 degrees of tourque and it won’t fly out of the chuck.

-- Dale

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cabinetmaster

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#4 posted 06-24-2009 03:55 AM

Nice vase for the first attempt. Still have not tried one but I think I’ll attempt one real soon.

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

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#5 posted 06-24-2009 03:58 AM

Hey Rich
Most beautiful bowl very well done.

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#6 posted 06-24-2009 04:23 PM

I love the color.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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