Bowls using left over material

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Project by Bob Collins posted 1532 days ago 974 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some smaller 7” bowls I turned from left over wood, the bases on the first four are the cores removed using Dick Struessie’s bowlsaw. These are fun projects and take the boredom out of straight turning.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#1 posted 1532 days ago

Very cool bowl Bob

-- Custom furniture

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David Craig

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#2 posted 1532 days ago

Nice looking bowls Bob.I like the asymmetrical wood pieces on some of these. I noticed something when looking at some of your old projects, eggs seem to be a motivator. After carving the angels, didn’t see anything from you for awhile, then you put together the eggs and toast carving for fun. Didn’t see anything for awhile again, and you put out that bowl with the “eggs on the side” look. Seems to me that if one wants to get you going again on your fantastic projects, they just need to treat you to a Denny’s Breakfast Slam :)

Nice to see you posting,


-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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#3 posted 1532 days ago

Great bowl. And a great way to use up those smaller scraps.

Keep it up.


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

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Bob Collins

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#4 posted 1531 days ago

G’day David, a kick in the butt would be a better motivator. Have lots of unfinished projects going but never get around to finishing them. The angel project was money and that is always a good motivator.
Should have some done by next week. Thanks for the comments Jim and Scrappy.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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pat sherman

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#5 posted 1528 days ago

hey bob. nice bowls as usual. i like the look of the different woods.

nice. and my birthday is in sept. lol

-- pat,ohio...

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