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First turned bowl

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Project by jayman7 posted 04-20-2010 05:29 AM 1178 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first real bowl project made from hard maple, about 4.5” in diameter and 1.25” tall. The block it’s sitting on is pretty much what I started with. Currently it’s finished with BLO but I might put some wipe on poly later. Technically the other two bowls are my very first ones, but they were just practice pieces from a 2×4. I definitely learned quite a few things from practicing, mainly how to hold the bowl gouge without tearing up your workpiece. Bowls sure take a lot longer to make than the pens I’ve been making!





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Jiri Parkman

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#1 posted 04-20-2010 08:53 AM

Beautiful bowl. And nice piece of wood.

-- Jiri

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#2 posted 04-20-2010 09:07 AM

Lovely job well done.
Booge

-- BJ

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#3 posted 04-20-2010 02:54 PM

Great job, keep up the beautiful work.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Roper

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#4 posted 04-20-2010 03:57 PM

nice job. looks like your hooked now.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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#5 posted 04-21-2010 02:58 AM

Very nice bowl. I think your a natural, hope to see more. Jayman7 is sucked up in the turning vortex there’s no way out now.

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............http://www.4woodturning.com

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#6 posted 04-21-2010 04:56 AM

I’d eat out of it ! Nice job.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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#7 posted 04-21-2010 07:06 AM

Great job for your first bowl, keep making practice bowls, I turn them out of scrap fir block all the time because I use them for holding finish, bolts screws etc..

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