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My Version & 1st Attempt at Cosmic Bowl

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Project by Ken90712 posted 01-10-2017 07:51 PM 1757 views 5 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was watching Youtube woodworking videos when I stumbled across this project. I normally don’t paint woodworking projects.

However after watching Gary Lowes Videos and then seeing Tim Yoder’s Cosmic bowl I had to try it. So I ordered the paint and had a go at it. I also received advice from a cpl Lumber-jocks here jtriggs & TheDane

I started with Ash, Cut the bowl bottom with a slight OG And then basically follow there videos. I tried this one with out the stipe like they did trying to be creative.

Thx for looking

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





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#1 posted 01-10-2017 08:42 PM

If I didn’t know better I would say you were Kidding about your first try at this. It’s a fantastic looking first try! You aced it Ken !!!!
Love the all the colors. Super nice work!

-- Tony UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it.." Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 01-10-2017 08:43 PM

GREAT Project!

My first thought was Saturn!

You did good, Ken… That lathe has GRABBED you!!

Fantastic work!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#3 posted 01-10-2017 09:22 PM

Nice work, Ken!

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#4 posted 01-10-2017 10:02 PM

WOW! Giving old Tim a run for his money!!

Beautiful, Ken!

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

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#5 posted 01-10-2017 10:25 PM

I saw that Yoder video and thought that would be cool and challenging to try. Well, you actually did it and I must say did it very well. What a beautiful piece Ken!

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#6 posted 01-11-2017 12:28 AM

I had seen both youtube videos by Gary Lowe and Tim Yoder, and think this actually came out better than theirs! Good Job!

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#7 posted 01-11-2017 12:34 AM

I think you gave these guys some competition. I’m gonna have to go look up those videos. Great work.

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

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#8 posted 01-11-2017 01:04 AM

Outta sight, Ken!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jim

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

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#9 posted 01-11-2017 01:35 AM

Thx for all the kind words, It if wasn’t for the help of others I would have never even thought of this. I’m normally not very artistic. I’m going to try some of the other colors and see what I can come up with. Thx again.

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

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#10 posted 01-11-2017 06:30 AM

That’s pretty danged cool Ken….Awesome job sir

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#11 posted 01-11-2017 03:56 PM

That looks great. I’ll have to add this to my list of future projects.

-- Julian

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#12 posted 01-11-2017 04:04 PM

Ken, this is absolutely beautiful.

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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#13 posted 01-11-2017 04:07 PM

beautiful

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#14 posted 01-11-2017 04:25 PM

Very nice

-- Robert, So Cal, My Turn or Yours.....

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#15 posted 01-11-2017 05:08 PM

Ken,
Thanks for the mention. You did a great job. I like your variation. That round stuff is fun isn’t it?

I’ve got a couple more oak blanks I want to try some different colors on also. Can’t wait to see your next ones.

-- Jon --Always remember, never live your life by a motto.

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