|Project by hairy||posted 03-31-2016 05:44 PM||1252 views||1 time favorited||13 comments|
I hate to throw anything away. Especially a piece of wood with potential. I hung onto a piece of cherry since making this bowl.
The grinder was my mothers. I remember cranking it for her when I was 6 or 7 years old. It was old then. It’s been clamped to a shelf near my workbench. I would see it every day. The wood scrap was on a cart. I saw it every day. You’d think it would add up to something someday, I guess I just had to keep seeing it until I finally saw it.
If I knew back then what it would become, I could have have saved myself a lot of work while it was on the lathe. It wasn’t too bad. I cut the sides with a hand held jig saw, used my spokeshaves and little block plane, rasps and files and finally a jitterbug sander.
11” tall x 15” o.d. x 1” thick. Food grade mineral oil finish.
-- stay thirsty my friends...