Couple of Super Bowls

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Project by doubleDD posted 02-06-2016 07:08 PM 1569 views 1 time favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife thought it would be a good idea to use a few wooden bowls for our little Super Bowl party since there will be a lot of goodies. I was glad to help out. Two are made of bamboo flooring and cut into segments with a little highlighted ring. The other is made from a piece of walnut log that I had around. They are finished with shellac. Measurements are 7 1/2’’ – 7’’ – and a 6 1/2’‘
Our friends who are coming will pick a raffle number and the last digit of the total final score and two closest numbers will receive the bowl as a gift. Should be a fun party. Thanks for looking.

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

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#1 posted 02-06-2016 07:14 PM

looks great

-- 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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#2 posted 02-06-2016 07:30 PM

Dave white or yellow glue? Shellac is good for people.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 02-06-2016 07:42 PM

Fantastic, Dave. Good work.

-- Mark

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#4 posted 02-06-2016 08:32 PM

What a COOL way to have a Super Bowl party!

Super Bowls for a Super Bowl party… SUPER WAY to go!

I hope Peyton Manning wins it this time… they other guy can do it next year… Might be Peyton’s last year.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#5 posted 02-06-2016 08:50 PM

Good looking bowls Dave, I’m pulling for Peyton, but I’m afraid that the “Big Kid” and his Panthers will win.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 02-06-2016 09:11 PM

Beautiful bowls Dave they will make wonderful raffle gifts.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 02-06-2016 10:18 PM

Xquietflyx, thanks. You did an awesome job on that bookcase.

Thomas I used titebond ll glue. Works great for those projects and sets up quick. No failures yet.

Mark, I still have a way to go on these segmented bowls, but I’m getting there.

Thanks Joe. I told my wife as long as we are using the bowls, we my as well give them away too,she agreed.
I would hope Manning wins but I’m kind of neutral. Should be a good game.

Thanks Bill, I sort of have the same feeling.

Thanks Lee. Thought I make it a little interesting with the guests.

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

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#8 posted 02-06-2016 10:44 PM

I think the one winning the bowls wins the rest don’t matter it’s not woodworking .
Nice job Dave and have fun partying !!!!!!!!!!!!


-- Kiefer

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#9 posted 02-06-2016 11:11 PM

Nice looking bowls Dave, hope the party went well and the winning guests enjoy their prizes. Well done.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#10 posted 02-06-2016 11:38 PM

Damn, I actually had some bamboo flooring that I snagged from a store dumpster but I never could figure out what to do with it! (whacking myself on the forehead)

Super bowls! Great idea on the giveaway too.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#11 posted 02-07-2016 12:22 AM

Great job, very nice and interesting.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#12 posted 02-07-2016 12:24 AM

Well done DD, nice segmenting.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 02-07-2016 02:04 AM

real nice work on the turning. Thanks for including the picture of the crazy glue-up before you started… I always wondered how those types of bowls went together.

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#14 posted 02-07-2016 02:27 AM

You know Dave….given a little more time to practice, you may have a bowl turner in you yet…ROFL. Those are awesome sir…well done!!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#15 posted 02-07-2016 02:46 AM

Nice bowls, Dave! I don’t care about football. Can I stop by for the food and a chance for a bowl?


Thanks for sharing!

-- God bless, Candy

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