First time wooden bowl!

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Project by JakeLJ posted 08-21-2016 04:03 PM 385 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It was my first time turning a bowl, took abit longer than I expected but well worth my time. As you can see I put some design features on the bottom of the bowl and inside, I know the design won’t be seen inside but I thought it gave the bowl a different style. The timber is called utile, I’ve never heard of this wood before but it turns really well for me. Thanks for looking and I’m hoping to start posting more projects

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#1 posted 08-21-2016 04:35 PM

Good job Jake, looks like your biggest turning so far.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#2 posted 08-21-2016 04:58 PM

thanks John, your work is amazing, hopefully I will be as good as you one day :)

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#3 posted 08-21-2016 10:05 PM

Nice Job Jake. I noticed your pictures are all rotated. Here’s a tip: only take and upload pictures in landscape orientation, not portrait. The LJ site can’t handle them and will always rotate them. The only fix is to take them again and replace them with landscape shots. Hope to see more of your work here.

-- Matt CueBall Rosendaul. I don't think I've ever had a cup of coffee that didn't have cat hair or sawdust in it.

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#4 posted 08-21-2016 10:13 PM

A great start to your wood turning enjoyment, Jake – and good advice about the images.

-- Bosun, Tasmania,

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#5 posted 08-21-2016 10:28 PM

Thanks to everyone who has commented on my post, your kind words mean a lot to me. Thanks for the advice I will keep that in mind for next time.

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#6 posted 08-22-2016 12:01 AM

Nice job. I really like the rings in the bottom.

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#7 posted 08-22-2016 12:13 AM

If I ever tried my hand a turning a bowl, I’d like it to turnout half as good as yours.

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