Square bowls

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Project by Joe_Gard posted 09-21-2016 03:40 AM 935 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This weekend i made a couple of square bowls from some scrap pieces The first one is made from maple and walnut left over from a cutting board project. The second is Maple and Mahogany. The Mahogany is from a front door i replaced this summer. Over all i’m really pleased with the shape and color contract and will probably be making more of these in the future.

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#1 posted 09-21-2016 10:09 AM

Squared, but nicely curved from inside. Those inlays look good too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 09-21-2016 11:37 AM

Those look great, I love the colour contrast.
Did you use a scrap piece along the edges to prevent chipping?????

Thanks for sharing,


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#3 posted 09-21-2016 02:25 PM

I really like these, well done

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#4 posted 09-21-2016 02:26 PM

Very nice. Are these turned?

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#5 posted 09-21-2016 02:43 PM

very kewl looking …... I love them …....wondering just how you did them …..... oh I can tell by your keys … are a very smart man …... LOL …........GREAT JOB


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#6 posted 09-21-2016 04:53 PM

Those are really neat! I’m guessing router and jig for the curving? Inquiring minds want to know! :)

-- 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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#7 posted 09-21-2016 05:23 PM

This is beautiful. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 09-22-2016 08:54 AM

The work you have done is certainly eye catching.
I took a second look to try to figue out the key and smart man realtionship… still thinking.

-- Regards Robert

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#9 posted 09-22-2016 05:21 PM

Hey everyone, thanks for the complements! Sorry for the slow reply, been a busy week.
These were turned on a Lathe. To try to keep the edges from chipping, i cranked up the speed of the lathe and kept the tools sharp and in the end was probably more than a little lucky. I did have a little tear-out along the edge, but nothing that couldn’t be sanded out.

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#10 posted 09-23-2016 01:10 AM

Hey Robscastle, i assumed Grshunter recognize the key as a Ford…

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#11 posted 09-30-2016 03:04 AM

I love this tray. I need to try to make one of these in the future. I love your inlay! Great job and thanks for sharing your project with everyone!

-- Matt, Arizona

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