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Project by TheDane posted 10-13-2015 08:56 PM 848 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wormy Butternut bowl … 7 1/2” in diameter, 2” high. Finish is General Finishes Salad Bowl Finish (3 coats).

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





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Josh

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#1 posted 10-13-2015 11:34 PM

simple. beautiful. what is the actual sealer made out of?

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 10-13-2015 11:40 PM

A nice COOL Holy bowl! :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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TheDane

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#3 posted 10-13-2015 11:46 PM

simple. beautiful. what is the actual sealer made out of?

With the General Finishes product I didn’t use a sealer … just applied direct to bare wood.

When I do use sealer, I generally use a 50/50 mix of Deft lacquer sealer and lacquer thinner.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 10-14-2015 02:42 AM

Beautiful bowl!!!!!!!!!

Jim

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

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#5 posted 10-14-2015 10:17 AM

Beautiful wood and finish. Nicely done.

-- Doug from Maryland

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#6 posted 10-16-2015 09:53 AM

Great looking piece, how is chestnut to turn?
I really like General Finishes Salad Bowl Finish but I cant get it in southern California…outlawed

-- Vince

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TheDane

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#7 posted 10-16-2015 02:02 PM

Great looking piece, how is chestnut to turn?

This piece was a bear … it was green (which you would think would make it easy to turn) and stringy. I rough turned it, put it a bag of shavings, and let it dry for about 6 weeks.

This piece was from a log we cut up at a club meeting in May, and other guys who have turned it had the same reaction. I have another blank that was sealed and is sitting in my storage room waiting for its turn (pun intended) on the lathe.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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