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Project by Dan Krager posted 05-28-2016 02:42 AM 1012 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Persimmon 7”dia
Spalted Ash 12” dia
Spalted Ash 10” dia x 7” high
Cherry about 6”
Bookmatched Persimmon 7” dia

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com One should always prefer the probable impossible to the improbable possible.





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Jerry

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#1 posted 05-28-2016 03:40 AM

These are beautiful Dan, I especially like the asymmetrical ones. Great work.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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Brit

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#2 posted 05-28-2016 07:29 AM

Wow! You’ve been busy Dan. Nicely done sir.

-- https://www.clickasnap.com/Andy61 - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#3 posted 05-28-2016 11:29 AM

Nice set of bowls!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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Combo Prof

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#4 posted 05-28-2016 11:50 AM

Nice Dan. I need to learn how to do that now that I got an old lathe working.

-- Don K, (Houghton, Michigan .. Soon Holland, Michigan)

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#5 posted 05-28-2016 03:56 PM

Dan, you really did a nice job on these bowls.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Arlin Eastman

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#6 posted 05-28-2016 04:44 PM

Dan

You did a good job at making the bowls.

I had a good friend Lyle Jamieson tell me that if you want to make a good bowl to make a lot of them before going on to something else. Also to look on the web or in your kitchen to see how pleasing looking bowls look and try to make them.

Good luck and hope to see more.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#7 posted 05-28-2016 05:14 PM

Very nice bowls. I particularly like the persimmon one.

-- Ride the bevel!

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CFrye

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#8 posted 05-29-2016 01:03 PM

Nice turnings, Dan! I especially like the footed one. Is it turned as a spindle? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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terryR

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#9 posted 05-29-2016 01:50 PM

Great looking bowls, Dan.
I really like the shape of the last two!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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Dan Krager

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#10 posted 05-29-2016 03:55 PM

Thanks, everyone. Candy, the “bowl on a stick” is turned in three sections tenoned together, a foot plate, spindle, and bowl.

It’s interesting to finish a green chunk inside and out, apply oil and wait for it to dry slowly through the finish. This picture was taken just an hour after the two persimmon bowls came off the lathe. It’s fun to watch the daily movement into an oval shape like the first one. These will be yarn bowls with a yarn exit hook carved into the side where the yarn string is separated from the ball in the bowl as knitting is done. Keeps the ball from rolling down the street.

DanK

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com One should always prefer the probable impossible to the improbable possible.

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