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Sugar maple bowl

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Project by blue77 posted 01-13-2016 07:08 AM 647 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really enjoyed turning this bowl. I keep my tools as sharp as I could. I took my time and tried to not rush through the sanding, and finished with bees wax mineral oil blend. I love making things from wood I found on the side of the road.

-- 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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ralbuck

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#1 posted 01-13-2016 06:34 PM

Fantastic!

-- just rjR

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Mark Wilson

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#2 posted 01-13-2016 08:04 PM

That’s lovely, Blue. Good job.

-- Mark

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John

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#3 posted 01-13-2016 08:42 PM

Hey Blue, I often try to balance a bowl so it has light dark light or vice versa, but I love the way the dark and light cut across the bowl, I’ll keep this in mind when I get a piece of wood I can try this on. Nice shape and finish as well.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 01-13-2016 09:57 PM

It’s a very nice bowl. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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