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My first Bowl out of a 4x6

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Project by Gar posted 03-23-2010 03:16 AM 1003 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I started I couldn’t find any logs and didn’t want to spend alot of money on blanks to destroy ( Cathy calls it wasting wood). I had some 4×6 chunks left over from the deck. I figured its wood so chuck it up. Here it is my verry first bowl.

-- GAR





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shimmy

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#1 posted 03-23-2010 05:25 AM

You did well for your first bowl. Is that pine? Keep it up.

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interpim

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#2 posted 03-23-2010 05:28 AM

pine can be a pain to turn because it is so soft… usually if I turn pine, I end up catching and blowing out my dovetail.

-- San Diego, CA

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Chase

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#3 posted 03-23-2010 12:37 PM

Very pretty, I like how the rain runs in it.

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#4 posted 03-23-2010 10:42 PM

VERY impressive! My first bowl (or a few of my first bowls I should say) turned out to be nothing but shavings.

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Gar

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#5 posted 03-23-2010 10:59 PM

I call this my first it is the first that didn’t end up on the floor as shavings or in pieces. And yes this is pine the end of a 4×6 beam.

-- GAR

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