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Project by Bonjin1977 posted 06-14-2016 09:33 AM 595 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My lumberyard guy gave me elm wood that was laying around to try it out turning. It was my first time using elm wood and it turned out awesome! There were few cracks here and there but it shows a nice character.





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mileskimball

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#1 posted 06-14-2016 09:39 AM

Great symmetric figure!

I’ve found elm to be kind of stringy and difficult to cure. Did you have any trouble?

-- Miles

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Bonjin1977

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#2 posted 06-14-2016 09:51 AM

Curving was not so bad. I found out that the wood was not forgiving. I had to spend little bit more sanding down my mistakes.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 06-14-2016 05:14 PM

You did a really nice job on this bowl.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 06-14-2016 09:49 PM

Well done, Bowl turning can be challenging as I’m finding out as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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