Bamboo Flooring Turned Bowl

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Project by fred4999 posted 08-25-2010 10:31 PM 1847 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I glued up some leftover bamboo flooring to see how it would turn. I made the piece a little thick which I kind of like. It turned well – no chipouts as I expected. I finished it with wipe on poly!

-- Fred, Georgia

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#1 posted 08-25-2010 11:36 PM

bamboo looks good in the bowl my sister just lifted a bamboo floor a asked me if i wanted the old flooring after seeing what you have made with your waste i will take the old floor and try and glue some together and make some bowl es like yours if you don’t mind thank s for sharing


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#2 posted 08-26-2010 08:05 AM

Very nice, awesome good, nice shape of bowl

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#3 posted 08-26-2010 07:53 PM

Thanks all! Branch you’ll find that the glue you use, is probably stronger than than the factory glue. I put a glued up piece in the back of my pick up and exposed it to the weather for a couple of months and the factory joints started coming apart. My glued up joints stayed together. I used Titebond II.

Be sure to post what you make Branch.


-- Fred, Georgia

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