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Project by BobWemm posted 01-15-2017 08:41 AM 561 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Also finished today, this one is 11 1/2” x 4” and is a beautiful curly grain,
Sanded to 400 and finished with several coats of W O P.
The walls are 1/8 thick.
Thanks for looking and I hope you like it.
C & C welcome.

Bob

-- 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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Mark Wilson

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#1 posted 01-15-2017 09:22 AM

Stunning, Bob.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 01-15-2017 12:57 PM

Another beautiful bowl Bob! Awesome grain and really nice finish!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 01-15-2017 01:47 PM

Nice compliment to the plate. That grain has similarities to our curly Maple. Nice turning Bob.

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

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#4 posted 01-15-2017 04:26 PM

This is a beautiful bowl and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 01-15-2017 04:27 PM

Love the grain in the wood. Nice bowl.

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

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#6 posted 01-15-2017 09:13 PM

Fantastic!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 01-15-2017 10:23 PM

Great bowl, Bob.

Super finish!!

Jim

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

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#8 posted 01-15-2017 10:55 PM

Another great bowl Bob, you are getting a really good finis on these. Well done.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#9 posted 01-16-2017 12:27 AM

Thank you everyone, I tried to core the middle out of this blank but the wood was soooo hard I had to turn it all into shavings.
But I love what finished up.

Bob

-- 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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#10 posted 01-16-2017 04:14 PM

Great job, well done.

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

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#11 posted 01-16-2017 05:03 PM

That’s a great looking bowl.

-- Ride the bevel!

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#12 posted 01-17-2017 04:39 PM

That is some pretty wood!

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