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This was the second bowl I’ve made with the CMT Bowl and Tray bit. It’s made out of maple and walnut. I finished it with a food grade mineral oil, so you can eat right out of the bowl. It was a lot of fun to make.
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#1 posted 06-13-2010 02:52 AM
nice job. I have my students make these at the school shop. they love making them too.
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#2 posted 06-13-2010 03:26 AM
I like the router bowls – got it on my list. Nice bowl.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#3 posted 06-13-2010 03:31 AM
I have used the CMT Bowl and Tray kit also. Yours came out wonderful. I did the segmented bowl and I had trouble sanding the inside bottom to a nice surface. Any advice you want to pass on?
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#4 posted 06-13-2010 03:33 AM
Oh, by the way. Welcome to Lumberjocks.
Eric in Florida.
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#5 posted 06-13-2010 04:00 AM
Beautiful routed bowl.Another project for my list.Thanks for sharing & welcome to Lumberjocks.
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#6 posted 06-13-2010 04:53 AM
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#7 posted 06-13-2010 05:33 PM
Thanks for the warm welcome. I like it here. So many projects on here for inspiration. MickeyD, I’ve seen your segmented bowl and good job. I was attempting to do that, but I stop half way through. I was going to use walnut and jatoba. Now I’m thinking maple instead of jatoba. But anyways, the way I was able to sand the inside of my bowl to a nice finish was I used this sanding disc that goes on the end of a power drill. The way the sandpaper ‘flops’ over the sides of this device, creates a nice soft edge. Therefore, it won’t dig into the corners of the bowl. I got it at Lee Valley. Here’s the link, http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=49254&cat=1,42500http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=49253&cat=1,42500
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#8 posted 06-13-2010 06:08 PM
great bowlwelcome to LJ’s
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#9 posted 06-13-2010 07:13 PM
great design, just shows all containers re not roung
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#10 posted 06-14-2010 04:35 AM
The bowls are fun to make. I also have the CMT set. I like coming up with new shapes,http://lumberjocks.com/projects/33107http://lumberjocks.com/projects/29267http://lumberjocks.com/projects/29267the scrollsaw and some mdf for templates, your imagination’s the only limit.
-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts
#11 posted 06-14-2010 05:20 AM
Thanks for the tip.
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#12 posted 06-14-2010 03:28 PM
Nice job, and welcomre to LJ’s. I just watched and episode of Woodsmith Shop, Saturday and they showed how to make this bowl. Again good Job.
-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I
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#13 posted 06-14-2010 03:35 PM
That is a good looking bowl. Now I am convinced to give one try.
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#14 posted 07-03-2010 11:06 AM
Great bowl you made here. I watched a show on Woodsmith Shop on doing these with a router and look fwd to doing one some day. Nice work.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
#15 posted 07-03-2010 12:24 PM
Thanks for the comments everyone. People keep mentioning about this Woodsmith show. I would love to see it, but we don’t get it here in Oshawa (45 mins. east of Toronto). I believe it airs on PBS, and we do get PBS from either Detroit or Buffalo, but still no show. Does anyone know where I can get this online?
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