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Natural edge bowl with carved feet

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Project by rastapunkscramble posted 08-31-2016 04:55 PM 425 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Natural edge bowl with carved feet made from cypress. Measures 6” wide by 4.5” tall.
Finished with “Emmitt’s good stuff “





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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

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#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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#3 posted 08-31-2016 07:38 PM

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#4 posted 08-31-2016 07:39 PM

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#5 posted 08-31-2016 07:41 PM

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#6 posted 08-31-2016 07:42 PM

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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.

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#8 posted 08-31-2016 09:12 PM

thanks Dave!

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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

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#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 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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#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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