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Project by Coloneldon posted 04-21-2010 09:22 PM 1741 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all. Just playing around on the lathe and decided to try something different. Making a square bowl is not that difficult but you do have to be careful with the corners. You can’t see the corners when spinning so it mostly done by feel. Kind of fun and a nice break from segmented work, and much faster. Col Don





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richgreer

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#1 posted 04-21-2010 09:34 PM

Very nicely done. That looks like lignum vitae. Is it? It’s one of my favorite woods to turn. I love the aroma when I am turning it.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#2 posted 04-21-2010 09:44 PM

Nice Bowl !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Jason

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#3 posted 04-22-2010 12:37 AM

That’s incredible!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#4 posted 04-22-2010 01:13 AM

well done bowl…......... kind of cool turning air part time isn’t it.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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scrappy

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#5 posted 04-22-2010 01:59 AM

Fantastic! Love the square edges designs on bowls. Have turned a couple of candles with the square edges. I agree, it gets dangerous for the knuckles, but a LOT of fun.

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#6 posted 04-22-2010 03:04 AM

Sweet!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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Dennisgrosen

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#7 posted 04-22-2010 03:34 AM

loks realy difficult to make it so elegant and thin
thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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Jordan

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#8 posted 04-22-2010 03:45 AM

Wonderfully finished!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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#9 posted 04-22-2010 03:49 AM

Simply beautiful. I do not know what else to say. Great wood selection also.

-- Norman

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widdle

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#10 posted 04-22-2010 08:30 AM

beautifull….My dog barked..

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Triumph1

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#11 posted 04-22-2010 01:18 PM

Wow…I wish I could play on my lathe like that! Love the flowing shape.

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#12 posted 04-28-2010 02:32 AM

amazing… looks so smooth all around…. great work…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Mark Miller

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#13 posted 05-16-2010 11:48 PM

Very Nicely done, excellent results!! Not really being able to see the corners I think makes it more interesting as long as you done feel it with your knuckles. Mark

-- www.markscreativeturnings.ca

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#14 posted 05-17-2010 01:23 AM

That looks very sweet, and very scary to turn! Nicely done. I admire your skill.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#15 posted 05-17-2010 02:31 AM

A wonderful design a true work of art.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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