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Natural edge bowl with carved feet made from cypress. Measures 6” wide by 4.5” tall. Finished with “Emmitt’s good stuff “
Aug 31, 2016
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#1 posted 08-31-2016 07:14 PM
That looks great. Was it turned most of the way, then carved with a rotary tool or something to make the feet?
-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)
#2 posted 08-31-2016 07:37 PM
Thank you Allen! A rotary tool would have been nice… hell, carving tools would have been nice :-) but I don’t have any…. I used a coping saw to remove the bulk of the material, and a block and various grits of sandpaper to shape the feet… I’ll try to post some pics in the comments
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#7 posted 08-31-2016 09:05 PM
Super nice. Cool way you cut the feet on it,
-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.
#8 posted 08-31-2016 09:12 PM
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#9 posted 08-31-2016 09:29 PM
Real nice job, hats of for the patient manual carving of the feet, the feet add a real elevation to the piece with the xtra height.well done Pete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
#10 posted 08-31-2016 09:36 PM
thank you Pete! I apprecitae it
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#11 posted 09-01-2016 10:49 AM
very nice. I have often thought of trying a piece like that, but have never gotten around to it….... your an inspiration
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
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#12 posted 09-01-2016 12:58 PM
Thanks for the extra pictures, all one piece…. I wondered about that. the shape of the natural edge makes it a beautiful project.
-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia
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#13 posted 09-01-2016 01:56 PM
Yep that’s the hard way for removal , but by the looks of the end product, who gives a shit, the vessel is a beaut, and worth ANY effort ! Very nice ! Class Act !
-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !
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#14 posted 09-01-2016 03:50 PM
This is a beautiful piece and so nicely done.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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
#15 posted 09-01-2016 04:01 PM
Thanks for all of the kind feedback to all of you. I really appreciate your comments. It makes me feel like the effort was worth it! Cheers!
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