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My first bowl. I made it from yellow heart. The blank it came from was a 4×4x2 piece from Rockler. Wanted a small piece in the event something went wrong (fly off the lathe, hit me, go to hospital, etc.)
Finished it with OB Shine Juice mixture.
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#1 posted 01-07-2016 02:51 AM
Good first bowl, nice finish, small was a good idea to start out.
-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.
#2 posted 01-07-2016 03:30 AM
Thank you! Now the wife wants a larger one, so I may try turning an 8” piece. Anything bigger, I will need abigger lathe (might not be a bad thing….)
Again, thank you!
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#3 posted 01-07-2016 07:28 AM
Sweat little bowl I would like to turn some yellow heart someday. There is nothing like the feeling of not knowing whether something is going to fly off the lathe or not.
-- I make bowls and spoons.
#4 posted 01-07-2016 11:50 AM
Thank you for the complement,, greatly appreciated. I have had the lathe for two months, and I am still getting used to it. Seeing those with the BIG lathes turn a 24”, or even larger, woulkd scare the $&”# out ofme.
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