Segmented bowl from left over rings

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Project by Julian posted 03-28-2016 01:57 PM 954 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some left over rings from other turning projects. I took this opportunity to try a new finishing process. After applying 10 coats of polyurethane and wet sanding to 1200 grit, I used automotive polishing compound. Then I applied automotive wax. I’ll use this type of finish for future turning projects.

-- Julian

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#1 posted 03-28-2016 03:27 PM

Stunning, I bet your finish is as smooth as smooth and deep as deep look. Beautiful….

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#2 posted 03-28-2016 03:33 PM

Nice turning.

-- Chris K

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#3 posted 03-28-2016 06:12 PM

very nice work,Julian

-- bambi

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#4 posted 03-28-2016 07:34 PM

amazing work!!!

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#5 posted 03-28-2016 08:09 PM

Looks great. I was gonna ask why you didn’t finish the base, but I see it’s not part of the bowl !

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#6 posted 03-28-2016 10:28 PM

Great work J, I have been practicing on my new Lathe, all spindle work thus far. I’m about to attempt my first bowl I hope one day they look like yours!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 03-29-2016 12:30 AM

What a use for “left overs”. Has hard as I try I have trouble coming up with this beauty even with well thought out planed materials. I do save every ring that does not work in hopes of using it later. Nice job.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#9 posted 03-29-2016 06:19 PM

Beautiful work, realy demanding project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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