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Sheoak - Casuarina Bowl set.

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Project by BobWemm posted 03-11-2017 06:50 AM 751 views 1 time favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another Sheoak Blank that I was able to mount securely and core out pieces to make the four bowls. The blank was 11.5inches X 3.75inches.
The three smaller bowls are finished with Shellawax Glow friction polish.
The largest bowl was sealed with 1 coat of sanding sealer and then finished with 1 coat of WOP.
All four were sanded to 400grit.
I hope you like them and thanks for looking.
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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#1 posted 03-11-2017 07:11 AM

Nice job on those Bob. They look great.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 03-11-2017 07:14 AM

That’s some truly b-e-a-yootieful wood, innit?
Wait a minute. Where’s the previous one? Did you finish it? Did you set it aside? What gives, Honorable Bob?

-- Mark

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#3 posted 03-11-2017 07:15 AM

Great turning job

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 03-11-2017 07:34 AM

very nice job,Bob

-- bambi

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#5 posted 03-11-2017 07:52 AM



That s some truly b-e-a-yootieful wood, innit?
Wait a minute. Where s the previous one? Did you finish it? Did you set it aside? What gives, Honorable Bob?

- Mark Wilson

Just posted it Buddy.

-- 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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#6 posted 03-11-2017 07:56 AM

Thanks for the comments Guys.

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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#7 posted 03-11-2017 09:14 AM

Thats very neat work Bob you should go for making some Matryoshka dolls with that skill

-- Regards Robert

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#8 posted 03-11-2017 09:41 AM

Nice set of bowls Bob, real nice finish on each. Looks like great wood to play with.

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

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#9 posted 03-11-2017 10:07 AM

Nice set,kinda matrioșka!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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#10 posted 03-11-2017 11:00 AM

Thanks guys.

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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#11 posted 03-11-2017 01:10 PM

I love this set of bowls. They are so beautifully done. What is the main tools that you have used to core these out with. I have seen this type of tooling somewhere but I can’t remember where. These are an outstanding set. Thanks for posting.

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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#12 posted 03-11-2017 02:21 PM

All these exotic woods, Very nice, Being able to save such nice wood by coring is the only way to go. beautiful set.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#13 posted 03-11-2017 02:36 PM

Very sleek looking bowls. And to be able to get them out of one blank is a lot of unnecessary waste. That’s the way to go Bob.

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

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#14 posted 03-11-2017 02:45 PM

I am curious what sort of tool you use for coring out the middle bowls.

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#15 posted 03-11-2017 05:27 PM

Bowling us OVER!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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