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Project by blue77 posted 03-16-2017 06:15 AM 712 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.





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Druid

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

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

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#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.

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

Looks very old and rustic, I like that.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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

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

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#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!

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#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

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

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

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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

I love this bowl; it’s a real beauty.

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

Great job!

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#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"

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#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!!

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

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

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