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Black Walnut Bowls, set of 3

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Project by John posted 08-19-2017 06:07 PM 747 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The large bowl is 14” X 5.5”. Finished with BLO and Poly. I have been liking a flattened out bottom roughly the size of the base lately and these 3 are turned that way although it is hard to see in photos. It seems to make the poly application a little more difficult than a rounded bottom. This is the other half of the block of wood from which I turned the natural edge bowl I finished and posted in 2015. Where has the time gone?

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.





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Andre

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#1 posted 08-19-2017 07:14 PM

Wow, love Walnut! Bowls turned out fantastic! (Again) The grain in the large one is incredible.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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peteg

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#2 posted 08-19-2017 09:13 PM

Really lovely set John, I can see these going for a top price as a set, well done
cheers
pete

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

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 08-19-2017 10:20 PM



Wow, love Walnut! Bowls turned out fantastic! (Again) The grain in the large one is incredible.

- Andre


Totally correct!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 08-19-2017 10:59 PM

Beautiful bowls, John. Did you use a McNaughton cutter on them?

Jim

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

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John

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#5 posted 08-20-2017 12:21 AM

Thanks guys!

Jim I have 2 of oneway’s coring knives.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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ZAGREB

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#6 posted 08-20-2017 02:44 AM

nice bowls,great finish

-- bambi

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sedcokid

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#7 posted 08-20-2017 11:22 AM

These are beautiful John.

Chuck

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 08-20-2017 02:25 PM

John, this is a beautiful set of bowls and you have done a wonderful job on them.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 08-20-2017 06:30 PM

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doubleDD

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#10 posted 08-20-2017 08:22 PM

The bowls look great John. It is hard to see in the picture but that is a good idea. I’ll have to give it a try.

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

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