New Turner's first Mahogany bowl

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Project by Wiseoldelf posted 03-04-2017 10:05 PM 631 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well I decided to get further Into woodworking and purchased my first lathe. This bowl was my first ever attempt at turning anything. It’s pretty simple but I think it turned out beautifully.

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#1 posted 03-05-2017 01:04 AM

Congrats on a very nice looking first bowl. Keep on making shavings.

-- socrbent Ohio

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#2 posted 03-05-2017 01:31 AM

Great job. Looks to be a nice select piece of Mahogany.

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

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#3 posted 03-05-2017 02:24 AM

Great job, I wish my first bowl looked as good as yours.
Thanks for sharing.


-- 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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#4 posted 03-05-2017 03:04 AM

Thank you guys for the positive feedback!! I’ve been having a blast learning as much as I can. Second project was a miniature vase, photos to come…

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#5 posted 03-05-2017 01:55 PM

It is fun and is a blast as you say. Turning is one of my favorite wood activities. I made my lathe and it does an OK job. and have did a few video’s, links with my projects.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 03-05-2017 05:16 PM

You have done a very nice job on this bowl.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#7 posted 03-06-2017 01:33 AM

Nicely done!

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