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Cherry Bowl w/Lid

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 11-25-2009 06:09 PM 930 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Cherry bowl with a lid that was turned from “green” wood so it moved a bit after it dried. It had a branch growing through the piece I chose for the lid and it gives it a little wood “character”. This was bowl #6 for me.I turned the lid a few days after the bowl which warped out of round so I fitted the lid to the smallest diameter. Then the bowl moved again and the lid was loose. That’s life with a living product!

It is 9 1/4” diameter and 5 1/2” high.

It was turned in 2007 so it is a bit darker now.

I sanded it to 400 grit, then used EEE polish and finished with Shellawax.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#1 posted 11-25-2009 06:34 PM

very nice

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

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#2 posted 11-25-2009 08:05 PM

Beautiful box and lid, in one of my favorite woods.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 11-26-2009 07:59 AM

Wonderfull turning. Love the knot charector of the grain. Turning green wood and haveing it move can be a big challenge for lidded bowls. But it keep life interesting. haha

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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