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Project by naliwi posted 07-12-2016 12:19 AM 412 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Approximately 9” x 2” I have a lot to learn but I’m ready to get started.





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#1 posted 07-12-2016 02:55 AM

Nice looking bowl and welcome to Lumber Jocks!

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#2 posted 07-12-2016 02:55 AM

very different. end grain or face grain??

-- wiser1934, new york

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naliwi

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#3 posted 07-12-2016 03:36 AM

Good question wiser1934. It is mostly face grain but two piece are end grain. Grin

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#4 posted 07-12-2016 09:55 AM

welcome to LJ’s. Good to see another gal here. I really like your bowl. I have made a few like it over the years and they really standout. Hope you can continue woodoworking and enjoy it s much as I do

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#5 posted 07-12-2016 04:53 PM

Interesting pattern. I would also like to know about the orientation of the segments. It looks like maybe face grain, but I’d like to be sure. I took a peek at your profile and saw that you are a quilter. This bowl reflects that background. Nice work and welcome.

-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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naliwi

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#6 posted 07-12-2016 07:32 PM

Thank you all for the welcome.
Yes I ment to have face grain on top and bottom of my block grin. In the quilting world you would say I put two pieces in wrong side out, glueing however is not so easily unpicked lol so it was a good learning experience.
My sister is the wood turner so credit goes to her for the awsome shape. I cut, pieced and glued the block. Then she demoed the turning and use of the different tools. I finished it off with the sanding and polishing.
It is save to say my next piece of equipment will be a lathe, but till then my next project will be a end grain cutting board.
Ps I did add another picture showing the two end grain pieces.

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#7 posted 07-25-2016 10:52 PM

that’s really nice. You gotta love the amazing diversity of wood colors, that they will allow you to quilt. I like that, having finished the quilt, I don’t have to go back over the whole project and quilt the sandwich!

-- There's no such thing as a mistake; only a quick change of plans.

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