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My first bowl ever

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Project by Bryan_M posted 01-26-2010 06:26 AM 971 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve made a ton of pens and other stuff on the lathe but never a bowl. Rockler had a stack of figured maple bowl blanks so I grabbed a few AAA pieces. Here’s the first one I turned. While not as challenging as I thought it would be, it was certainly a learning experience. I was experimenting with a Sorby spiraling tool on the bottom.





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Kerux

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#1 posted 01-26-2010 07:31 AM

That is pretty. I wish my first bowl looked that good.

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#2 posted 01-26-2010 07:58 AM

Fantastic first bowl. Nice shape and you picked a terrific piece of maple.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#3 posted 01-26-2010 08:07 AM

Really nice bowl, finish and shape.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#4 posted 01-26-2010 08:35 AM

very cool great job for your first bowl

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#5 posted 01-26-2010 03:11 PM

This looks like it would be a lot of fun to do. The bowl looks good.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 01-26-2010 06:02 PM

Great looking Bowl

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#7 posted 01-26-2010 11:36 PM

Congrats …she’s a real beauty !

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#8 posted 01-27-2010 08:12 AM

nice lip for your first bowl….congrats….looks like some nice curl….which rockler did you go to…. I just order some dyes for some of the curly stuff, and just getting more and more excited while it is in transit.

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#9 posted 01-28-2010 07:00 PM

The bowl is excelent, real nice grain pattern

-- Carl

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#10 posted 01-31-2010 08:38 AM

Beautiful bowl. Great looking job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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