Square Edge Bowl

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Project by PetVet posted 08-03-2009 12:53 AM 2284 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second square edge bowl. This one is out canary wood, which was a joy to turn and has some nice grain. I added some curve to the wings, which I think improves the appearance, but was somewhat of a chalange at my skill level.

Canary wood
Alanine dyes: black, sanded
Friction finish
Size: 8 ” X 2 “

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

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#1 posted 08-03-2009 12:55 AM

Hey Rich
Wonderful design and wood ,warm and delicious look

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 08-03-2009 01:02 AM

Beautiful. Great design and well executed.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#3 posted 08-03-2009 01:45 AM

Another beauty, Rich!

I have yet to figure out how you sand these and not beat the heck out of your knuckles.


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

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#4 posted 08-03-2009 01:47 AM

Great looking bowl Rich.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#5 posted 08-03-2009 02:00 AM

Awesome work I have done similar in the past but not quite this good… Two Thumbs UP!!!

-- David '65

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#6 posted 08-03-2009 04:53 AM

Great bowl!

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

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#7 posted 08-03-2009 05:22 AM

Nice Job! Kinda scary turning wood/air/wood/air!

-- Spencer

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#8 posted 08-03-2009 04:42 PM

Hi Rich;

Again, beautiful work.

You’re new at turning???


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 08-03-2009 10:35 PM

Lee, if you saw my knuckles, you wouldn’t ask :)

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

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#10 posted 08-04-2009 05:56 AM

I really love this bowl the best out of the series. The way the grain follows from the square section to the concave bowl section is mesmerizing.

-- -Brady

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#11 posted 08-04-2009 04:37 PM

Amazing working if you are new to turning, even if you are not new to it. Beautiful.

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

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