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Project by jockmike2 posted 11-24-2007 07:16 PM 1697 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some of the first bowls I made. Went down hill from there. Actually I got the wood off ebay. Nice cuts. Made these on a 46 dollar lathe I bought off ebay I sold recently, wish I had’nt, now I’m latheless while my Delta is getting repaired. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#1 posted 11-24-2007 07:22 PM

they really are beautiful, Mike.
$46. wow.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 11-24-2007 07:27 PM

Mike -

Beautiful bowls. Hope the Delta comes home soon!



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#3 posted 11-24-2007 09:34 PM

Really pretty Mike. I hope you get your Delta back soon.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#4 posted 11-24-2007 09:44 PM

Mike go buy a OneWay lathe and when your Delta is back on line you can sell the Oneway. :>)

Nice looking bowls.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 11-24-2007 10:22 PM

Nice looking bowls…

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#6 posted 11-25-2007 12:15 AM

Only a temporary set back Mike. I am sure you will be back to turning faster than a speeding spindle.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 11-25-2007 12:20 AM

very nice bowls mike !

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#8 posted 11-25-2007 12:50 AM

wow mike, i love those bowls. great looking ones.

-- pat,ohio...

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#9 posted 11-25-2007 01:11 AM

Very nice, Mike.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#10 posted 11-25-2007 02:34 AM

nice bowls .. i wouldve never gotten the goblet un chucked though mustve been tricky… have you ever seen automotive clear coat (for cars) applied to turned work a guy at a show few years back was appliing it to his turnings suprised me what it did for the wood

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#11 posted 11-25-2007 02:43 AM

Nice Mike! What did you use for the finish?

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#12 posted 11-25-2007 10:02 AM

Nice work Mike, the bowls came out great. I especially like the stemmed vessel. What did you use for a finish?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#13 posted 11-25-2007 12:50 PM

I just bought a Tulipwood bowl blank. I am taking inspiration from your turnings. I am also interested in what you finished with.

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#14 posted 11-25-2007 02:56 PM


-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#15 posted 11-25-2007 06:11 PM

Great turnings – especially like the enclosed from in the front of the first picture – it sings!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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