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Project by Woodwrecker posted 10-25-2016 04:17 AM 972 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s that time of year again.
Thank you Scott Smith
(http://lumberjocks.com/SASmith/blog/20704)

These are a big hit every year and easy as dirt to make.

The featured one is Bird’s Eye maple with Shellawax friction polish as a finish.
Man, it looks like it’s covered in glass !
The rest will be Sapele, Cedar, Cherry, Mahogany, Poplar, and whatever else I can drag off the rack.
I do segmented versions and the recipients go nuts over them.

My lathe will spin about a 12” bowl and they are super fun to make.

I’ll make a mess of these and they are always very appreciated.

I’m not much of a turner but these are easy and fun.

-- Eric, central Florida





13 comments so far

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majuvla

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#1 posted 10-25-2016 05:16 AM

¸They will be great gifts, beautiful patterns, I bet you enyojed making them.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 10-25-2016 11:21 AM

Beautiful bowls, Eric.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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JoeinGa

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#3 posted 10-25-2016 12:35 PM

What do yo mean by “You’re not much of a turner ” ??? Those are beautiful bowls !

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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lew

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#4 posted 10-25-2016 01:54 PM

Those are gorgeous, Eric! No wonder folks appreciate them!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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hoss12992

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#5 posted 10-25-2016 02:57 PM

Those look great. Looks like there we be a lot of happy folks at Christmas. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Bricofleur

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#6 posted 10-25-2016 03:22 PM

You’re a talented yet humble turner my friend ! Congrats.

Best,
Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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tyvekboy

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#7 posted 10-25-2016 03:56 PM

Like the birds eye maple bowl. Great job.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Underdog

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#8 posted 10-25-2016 08:00 PM

They’re looking good.

Do you do the “bowl from a board” technique?
Or do you just do random scrap glue-ups, layer, and turn?

You know I’ve always meant to turn some of these, but just haven’t got around to it.

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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BurlyBob

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#9 posted 10-26-2016 12:43 AM

Your making me rethink my aversion to turning. Those are beautiful.

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Tooch

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#10 posted 10-26-2016 02:15 AM

Those are so cool and the process seems to be pretty fun too. Thanks for sharing the link to the explanation

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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Grumpy

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#11 posted 11-18-2016 04:42 AM

I like it, well done mate.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 11-19-2016 10:14 PM

Eric, these are very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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

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Ken90712

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#13 posted 11-28-2016 12:58 AM

Looking good.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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