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Black Wattle (Acacia mangium) Bowls

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Project by Bob Collins posted 11-24-2009 11:52 AM 2897 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

HEY OCCIE, here are the two bowls I turned from Acacia mangium (Black Wattle), it is easy to turn and
has a great finish to it. These were finished with 400grit and the a coat of clear gloss Estapol.
Hope they give you an idea of the grain you can expect. I have seen furniture made from this wood
and has had a darker finish applied.

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





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-24-2009 06:07 PM

Very nice bowls Bob

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#2 posted 11-24-2009 09:09 PM

Man I’d really love a lathe the the skills to turn a bowl like this

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#3 posted 11-24-2009 10:24 PM

thanks Bob you do great work
Occie

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#4 posted 11-25-2009 08:05 AM

Fantastic bowls. Love the grain and design.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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