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Bowl #1

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Project by Jeff posted 03-05-2017 08:35 PM 824 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my first bowl turned from walnut on my very inexpensive Harbor Freight lathe. My wife asked for a nice bowl to hold our keys. It is about 6” in diameter. A lot of fun, but I need a lot of practice and have a lot of room for improvement. Getting things flat with no tool marks is quite a challenge.

-- "...building is far more gratifying that consuming" - Chris Schwarz





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Andy

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#1 posted 03-06-2017 12:01 AM

It is a challenge getting things flat, I struggle with it also but I cant see a tool mark one on your bowl. Nice work, and an excellent finish also.

-- Andy Smith https://www.etsy.com/shop/xrayhardwoods

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woodworm

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#2 posted 03-06-2017 12:06 AM

Beautiful bowl from beautiful wood. I like it.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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John

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#3 posted 03-06-2017 08:02 PM

Looks great Jeff, nice shape and finish.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 03-11-2017 11:39 AM

This bowl turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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toddbeaulieu

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#5 posted 03-11-2017 11:58 AM

I absolutely love the clean design of this bowl. Great execution too!

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