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Walnut and Myrtle Bowl.

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Project by Kuffy posted 09-19-2016 01:21 PM 281 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi,
This bowl was planned to be just a plain jane Walnut bowl. But as you can see in the fifth photo, a design change was needed :)

So I flattened the lip and bottom of the Walnut bowl and added two pieces of Myrtle. It came out really well. The bottom might be a touch on the thick side, no prizes for guessing as to why :D

The “repair” cost me 3 hours, and really it is just three slabs of timber glued together and then turned into a bowl…a lesson for the future.

It is finished with Sanding sealer → EEE Ultra-shine → Shellawax.

The making of the bowl can be viewed on youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uctKBl_n7nQ

Any comments or criticisms are welcome. I am new to turning so my technique might look a little funky

-- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtER3LFDf4u7Yfau76JGs3g





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 09-19-2016 01:33 PM

Great looking bowl for just adding on. Nice save.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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ZAGREB

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#2 posted 09-19-2016 07:16 PM

realy master work…
everybody make mistakes,your made a better look

-- bambi

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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#3 posted 09-19-2016 10:57 PM

Wow. Considering the “accident” pic, that is one heck of a repair job. Bowl came out beautiful. Good job!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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Dreggy

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#4 posted 09-20-2016 02:43 AM

Some of my favorite bowls came after “accidents”, sometimes that’s where the artist in you kicks in, beautiful bowl, nice job!

-- No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow your progress, you're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.

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Kuffy

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#5 posted 09-20-2016 02:50 AM

Thanks guys. I find that nothing increases my skill set quicker than a mistake, except maybe a mistake in a piece of timber which has sentimental value to the client.

-- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtER3LFDf4u7Yfau76JGs3g

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 09-20-2016 03:20 AM

Very nice design change.

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