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Project by Cindy posted 1750 days ago 962 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Second bowl made from a small piece of Huayruro wood from South America that I picked up at a local Woodcraft. Very hard wood, had to keep sharpening the tools every few minutes. It really finished well with only burnishing and some bees wax and orange oil. It is sitting on a small unturned piece of the same wood.

-- Cindy





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stefang

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#1 posted 1750 days ago

Nice bowl and wood Cindy. The top rings are slightly reminiscent of a piston. Is that a coincidence? Just teasing. Good work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Cindy

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#2 posted 1750 days ago

No, but it is a good observation. I just wanted something to offset the grain in the wold

-- Cindy

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lew

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#3 posted 1750 days ago

Lovely Bowl!

At first I thought you left the bottom “natural”, thinking that would be a unique way to finish the piece. Then realized the bottom was “finished”. Either way, I like it!

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

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dustygirl

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#4 posted 1750 days ago

Nice bowl Cindy.Looks good.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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toyguy

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#5 posted 1750 days ago

your on your way to bowl making…......... no better pastime. Nice looking wood for sure.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1750 days ago

Hey Cindy this is a super bowls with great wood a unique design too. great Job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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huff

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#7 posted 1750 days ago

Cindy, Gorgeous wood and nice turning. Beautiful work!

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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woodbutcher

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#8 posted 1750 days ago

Cindy,
Now that you’ve already cut the lands in the piston, go ahead and turn four rings to fit the lands and leave about .003” end gap per inch of bore! Just kidding! Really nice bowl-I especially like the figure of the wood I can’t pronounce. What are the overall dimensions of the bowl? Keep on keeping on!

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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scrappy

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#9 posted 1750 days ago

Fantastic turning. The shape is unique. With your background it appears your subconsience got the better of the design. haha

Great design. Great job.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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