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Project by EricTheRed44 posted 12-22-2015 06:02 PM 591 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of maple bowls. The wood is just ordinary Oregon Walnut. I left the little bowl with more of a satin finish and polished the outside. The larger bowl was really fun to turn as the wood just behaved.
Still need to work on my camera white balance.

-- Making big pieces of wood smaller since 1980





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Josh

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#1 posted 12-22-2015 06:58 PM

Walnut is never ordinary. Nice bowls.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#2 posted 12-22-2015 07:18 PM

love the walnut!!!

-- You can tell a lot about your wife by her hands, for example if they are around your throat she's prolly pissed off at you...

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#3 posted 12-22-2015 08:08 PM

Wow! very nice piece of select walnut. Great bowls.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 12-22-2015 09:01 PM

These bowls look great.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 12-22-2015 10:08 PM

Wish I had some just plain ol ordinary Oregon walnut! Were I live in Florida there is about 500 varieties of oak, which I am not fond of on the lathe. Nice bowls – the walnut is quite stunning!

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EricTheRed44

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#6 posted 12-22-2015 10:29 PM

Thanks. Not too much oak up here. Lots of softer maple and plenty of alder, and fir.

-- Making big pieces of wood smaller since 1980

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#7 posted 12-22-2015 11:41 PM

Nice job with nice looking wood.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#8 posted 12-23-2015 06:35 AM

I really like the lip on the smaller bowl. They turned out grate!

-- I love my lathe. It’s old, not too pretty and I don’t really know how to use it… Love it!

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