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I really enjoyed doing this one, a lady gave me a log section of this bur oak and possibly I’ll get a couple of bowls from it. Such a beautiful wood, grain is so amazing to me. This piece kinda reminds me of some kind of oyster or clam.
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#1 posted 05-28-2010 05:41 AM
Beautiful bowl so wonderful
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#2 posted 05-28-2010 05:55 AM
Very very nice work.
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#4 posted 05-28-2010 07:03 AM
That’s very gorgeous. It looks like someone has taken it and stretched it!
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#5 posted 05-28-2010 09:00 AM
Truly majestic bowl. And a great looking finish.
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#6 posted 05-28-2010 11:38 AM
Great job Ron, hope to see that one at the next meeting and my job allows me to attend. LOL What finish did you use?
-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............http://www.4woodturning.com
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#7 posted 05-28-2010 12:41 PM
lovely delicate and just plain great bowl
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#8 posted 05-28-2010 01:30 PM
I really like this one Ron. It does look like and oyster. Please bring this one to the next meeting, I would like to see it. Have a GREAT weekend.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
#9 posted 05-28-2010 05:37 PM
I used the light walnut danish oil by WATCO, and then used their wipe on poly finish.
#10 posted 05-28-2010 05:38 PM
Ok Mike and thanks.
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#11 posted 05-29-2010 02:15 AM
Gorgeous oak & nice shape. Well done.
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#12 posted 05-29-2010 02:16 AM
Great form on this vase – Gives the lowly oak it’s proper due! :-)I like bur oak, especially when they drop their texas size acorns. Nice work. -Richard
-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."
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#13 posted 06-04-2010 08:08 AM
love the grain and the shapeyour right. they do look similar (http://lumberjocks.com/projects/32905)
-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-
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#14 posted 06-04-2010 03:46 PM
Nice work! There is some beautiful grain there. I like the fact you can enjoy the sapwood and heartwood. You never know what you’ll find in the next log.
-- Bob Simmons, Las Vegas, NV, http://TheApprenticeandTheJourneyman.com
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#15 posted 06-14-2010 04:48 AM
Ron, this is a very beautiful piece…...Great workmanship, everything about it is outstanding!
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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