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This was from a Maple tree I was given in 11/09.
This is my first attempt at turning in reverse, that way was a lot easier getting under the rim.
-- Happily turning on my Robust S16LB "There is no failure except in no longer trying. "
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#1 posted 08-27-2010 08:07 AM
Another nice bowl. Turning in reverse sounds like it has advantages. Nice shape and finish.
Keep it up. And welcome to LJ’s
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
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#2 posted 08-27-2010 08:40 AM
It is a real beaut, to say the least. Welcome to the Jocks.
-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy
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#3 posted 08-27-2010 01:03 PM
Nice bowl. Just wondering how thin it is. In the photos it looks as if some light is coming through the wood at the bottom? I remember seeing some work by a woodturner in Hawaii that always turned thin enough to allow light through.
-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)
#4 posted 08-27-2010 02:03 PM
Hi Spoon,You are correct, you are seeing light coming through the bottom. It’s very thin, the bowl weighs only ounces.
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#5 posted 08-27-2010 05:21 PM
Awesome good piece of turning, very nice finish, are you used Food Safe polish in your bowl?
#6 posted 08-27-2010 05:35 PM
This bowl is finished with Shellawax, then a final layer of carnuba wax.
I recently got a buffing system and need to give that a try on this bowl too.
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