LumberJocks

Bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by blue77 posted 03-16-2017 06:15 AM 797 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I carved out this bowl with an adze, axe, and gouges. I did power sand it cuz hand sanding was not going to happen. I think the wood is ash but I’m really not 100% about that. There is a lot of spalting on this bowl and I thing it came out pretty well. Thanks for looking!

-- I make bowls and spoons.





12 comments so far

View Druid's profile

Druid

1716 posts in 2697 days


#1 posted 03-16-2017 08:17 AM

Nice practical design, and I like the variations in the grain.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

View BobWemm's profile

BobWemm

2378 posts in 1828 days


#2 posted 03-16-2017 08:53 AM

Love that wood, and the shape.
Great finish.
Looking good.

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.

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

11644 posts in 2769 days


#3 posted 03-16-2017 10:13 AM

Looks very old and rustic, I like that.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View JoeinGa's profile

JoeinGa

7733 posts in 1909 days


#4 posted 03-16-2017 11:53 AM

Wow, very nice. Love the shape including the handles. Good job

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View  woodshaver Tony C   's profile

woodshaver Tony C

5740 posts in 3255 days


#5 posted 03-16-2017 02:01 PM

Like Ivan, I thought it looked very old also. I even thought it looked “primitive” and great if you like to pick up your bow with two hands and drink the leftover broth… Nice work!

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

View bushmaster's profile

bushmaster

2695 posts in 2184 days


#6 posted 03-16-2017 02:15 PM

Interesting with the two handles, something one can’t do on a lathe. I thought soup bowl too.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

View ralbuck's profile

ralbuck

3997 posts in 2168 days


#7 posted 03-16-2017 03:50 PM

I do NOT think it came out “pretty good”; I think it came out GREAT!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

30112 posts in 2768 days


#8 posted 03-16-2017 08:31 PM

I love this bowl; it’s a real beauty.

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

-- 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

View DonDA's profile

DonDA

166 posts in 3133 days


#9 posted 03-16-2017 11:45 PM

Great job!

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

View UncleStumpy's profile

UncleStumpy

731 posts in 2214 days


#10 posted 03-18-2017 10:05 AM

Waaay more work than I want to put into it!!!! I always envied guys who can do work with old style tools.

It makes you appreciate the work the old timers put into everything they made.

Great job!!!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

View Jim Jakosh's profile (online now)

Jim Jakosh

20063 posts in 3007 days


#11 posted 03-20-2017 06:12 PM

Very cool, Blue!!

Jim

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

View RobDubs's profile

RobDubs

39 posts in 361 days


#12 posted 03-30-2017 11:29 PM

I like how you used the adze and gouge. Very Scandinavian.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com