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Cherry Bowl 11” x 3” . 3/8 ” walls , finished with tung-oil. All comments and questions welcome.
-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com
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#1 posted 06-16-2010 04:25 AM
Great job Roper and Looks good but how good does tung-oil taste?
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#2 posted 06-16-2010 04:27 AM
Another Great job there Roper. Cherry is one of my favorite types of wood.
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#3 posted 06-16-2010 05:53 AM
very nice cherry bowl, I love the smell of that wood.
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#4 posted 06-16-2010 06:27 AM
The cherry bowl is looking beautiful. Is the wood wasted while turning used for any other purpose?
-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein
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#5 posted 06-16-2010 07:25 AM
Gorgeous bowl. I’m working with some cherry myself right now. Did you dry the blank yourself?
-- There is nothing in the world more dangerous, than a woodworker who knows how to read a micrometer...
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#6 posted 06-16-2010 08:14 AM
Great bowl Roper. Nice shape and turn.
Keep it up.
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
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#7 posted 06-16-2010 11:26 AM
I like the shapelooks like a bowl within a bowl
nice finish too…not too glossy
-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-
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#8 posted 06-16-2010 12:12 PM
I’ve turned quite a few of these “bowl within a bowl ” designs & the public is fond of them..If you intend to eat out of this, tung oil is not considered edible. nice turning
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#9 posted 06-16-2010 03:16 PM
Well done, love the grain too.
-- When you know better you do better.
#10 posted 06-16-2010 03:55 PM
Thanks for all the great feed back guys. Trout guy , no i didn’t dry this blank my self i bought it off of one of the guys from the front range woodturners. michelletwo, tung-oil is a great food safe finish, here is a link for you to check out,http://www.woodworkdetails.com/Knowledge/Finishing/Tung-Oil.aspx. Thanks again guys there will be alot more comin.
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