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This is a piece of cherry, the bowl is 3”x8”, carved and burned. Finished with generals salad bowl finish.All comments and questions welcome.
-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com
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#1 posted 07-23-2010 07:27 PM
Very nice, something I may try soon.
-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang
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#2 posted 07-23-2010 07:49 PM
A masterpiece in turning.
-- “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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#3 posted 07-23-2010 08:23 PM
Neat… I’m assuming you do your finish turning and sand most of it, then burn, then clean up any areas you didn’t want burned by sanding again?
-- Seems that talent only gets you so far... effort makes you successful.
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#4 posted 07-24-2010 03:28 PM
Roper, what a beautiful piece… Could you please email me on the process? I would appreciate it.
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
#5 posted 07-24-2010 06:00 PM
Thanks for all the great feedback guys. Topspin that is pretty much how i did this one, but next time i think i will leave a little more meat so i can do a few cuts after the burning to give it a better line. Sedcokid i will send you an email soon with full instuctions on how i did it. thanks again guys. Oh ya and a side note this piece sold in about 24 hours of it being finished.
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#6 posted 07-26-2010 01:21 AM
Very nice bowl.
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#7 posted 08-15-2010 03:40 PM
Great bowl, like the shape and the proportions of the area you decided to burn and carve.Cheers, 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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