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I turned this bowl from a piece of Walnut. It is about 1 3/4 high and 6 inches square. Finished with Tru-Oil
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#1 posted 12-08-2009 03:41 AM
Nice bowl. What exactly is Tru-oil?
#2 posted 12-08-2009 03:50 AM
Tru-oil is a gun stock finish, it is made by Birchwood/Casey. It is great to work with and provides a durable glossy finish.
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#4 posted 12-08-2009 04:20 AM
very nice bowl. Walnut is my favorite wood by far and that bowl really does it justice. I’ve never tried one like that, but will sometime soon. I have not been turning very long but I do have the bug, I find that when I am doing anything else in the shop now, I’m thinking about what I want to try next on the lathe. Well my rant is over. Again nice form.
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#5 posted 12-08-2009 04:22 AM
Nice bowl with a great shape
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#6 posted 12-08-2009 05:40 AM
Looks nice. Some day I`ll buy lathe I try to learn turning
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#7 posted 12-08-2009 06:43 AM
Fantastic turning. Love the square turnings. More and more are showing up here. ( I have one I am finishing now)
Allways love Walnut. You have captured it’s natural beauty in this design.
Keep up the great work.
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
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#8 posted 12-08-2009 01:03 PM
Love the square shape as well. I like the sweeping curves of the edges. Very nice work.
-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.
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#9 posted 12-08-2009 02:51 PM
Very nicely done ! Looks like a nice consistent sized edge…. Fun watching these things spin and cutting air 50% of the time.
Ya done good !! looks great.
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
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#10 posted 12-08-2009 03:46 PM
Nice bowl I have some too ,the tips are some job no? very fine and delicate hand need it no to break them,well done
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#11 posted 12-08-2009 03:59 PM
Nicely done. It’s functional and elegant. A classic design.
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
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#12 posted 12-08-2009 04:09 PM
very nice, got to watch out for those wings, they will get ya. tru-oil, i may have to try it.
-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com
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#13 posted 12-08-2009 05:14 PM
Nice looking bowl.
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#14 posted 12-08-2009 05:53 PM
I tried turning one and kept getting my fingers hit. They aren’t as easy as some people think they are. But I have several glued up blanks that I plan to turn again and some will be square. One will be square with a round bowl attached.
-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps
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#15 posted 12-08-2009 06:40 PM
I like it when a craftsman looks beyond the traditional shapes of a piece. Well done bowl keep up the good work.
-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com
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