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Cherry 15" bowl

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Project by Bob A in NJ posted 04-06-2018 01:54 PM 527 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece started with with a large slab that had been drying for 10 years and not a crack in it. Extremely dry all the way through, it was an exercise in patience and sharpening the bowl gouge every couple minutes while taking 1/16” cuts at a time. This took 6 hours to make.

This photo is shown with the first coat of mineral oil.

Bob

April 5, 2018

-- Bob A in NJ





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Karson

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#1 posted 04-06-2018 05:01 PM

Bob what a beautiful bowl. Fantastic.hi

-- 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 karsonwm@gmail.com †

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 04-06-2018 06:08 PM

You did a very nice job on this bowl.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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lew

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#3 posted 04-06-2018 06:46 PM

WOW! That’s gorgeous, Bob! I love the lip around the top and the bottom details!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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ZAGREB

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#4 posted 04-06-2018 08:01 PM

beautiful bowl,piece of art
awesome work,mate

-- bambi

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peteg

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#5 posted 04-06-2018 10:25 PM

Great piece of timber + nice size & design + lovely finish == real nice job Bob
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Rick

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#6 posted 04-07-2018 01:47 AM

Very Nice Work & Well Done Bob!

Regards: Rick

-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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#7 posted 04-07-2018 12:04 PM

Love it!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#8 posted 04-07-2018 02:12 PM

very nice bowl i like it

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John

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#9 posted 04-08-2018 04:02 PM

Lovely bowl Bob, Cherry is a great wood.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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