First attempt at a turned lidded bowl.

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Project by John posted 06-24-2017 03:20 AM 635 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I picked up a nice walnut blank for dirt cheap at woodcraft. The wife mentioned she wanted a bowl to put earnings in. Out to the shop I went, a couple hours later, and she has a lidded bowl.
My first attempt at something like this. I’m a utility turner. Overall I’m pretty happy with it.
I find myself on the lathe more and more. I think I may take a class to learn how to turn! Tons of fun.
Comments are always welcome.

-- I measured once, cut twice, and its still too short...

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#1 posted 06-24-2017 04:14 AM

Great Job!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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#2 posted 06-24-2017 11:16 AM

First attempts are always the most exciting, fun and the end result will be cherished. Well done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 06-25-2017 03:54 PM

Keep at it John, you’ll be amazed at the progress you’ll make!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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