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Last of the Crab Apple

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Project by John posted 04-14-2017 10:50 PM 771 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last piece of the stump. It had to be super glued in spots, just the way it grew. When I went to make my final cuts it turned out to be too hard for my tools, hence the simple shape. 5.75” X 2”. Salad Bowl Finish.

A recycling idea in the last photo. I used an old lathe tool set box and some discarded foam to make a holder for all my Oneway Stronghold Chuck parts.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.





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#1 posted 04-14-2017 11:33 PM

Very nice bowl!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#2 posted 04-15-2017 12:32 AM

Good work on the bowl John. Sometimes they tell us a little what they should be. Nice idea with the storage box.

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

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#3 posted 04-15-2017 02:17 AM

many memories with “crab apple” wood. As for recycle the last one- send it to me as is- nice post.

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#4 posted 04-15-2017 03:27 AM

Wow, great character in that bowl!!

Jim

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

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#5 posted 04-15-2017 05:07 AM

Enjoyed your post.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 04-15-2017 01:16 PM

beautiful wood, beautiful bowl…

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 04-15-2017 01:18 PM

Awesome bowl John!

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

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#8 posted 04-15-2017 03:15 PM

Nice, the small stuff can really surprise you sometimes.
Think I have a couple of small cherry blanks that are waiting for some attention!
I usually use carbide tools for most of the rough work.
Got my new Planer/jointer almost set up, still need to figure out best way to set up
dust collector, then I can get back to making some boxes?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#9 posted 04-15-2017 07:28 PM

Nicely done John. It’s nice to see the natural markings preserved in the bowl.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#10 posted 04-15-2017 10:24 PM

boy this piece has some real nice figuring John just love it, could be a hard job parting with this one :),
nice storage box
cheers
pete

well done on the DT3

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#11 posted 04-16-2017 03:47 AM

Thanks all, stumps are full of surprises! The bowl goes to my daughter, the jaws and face plates stay with me.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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