bowl out of old oak door and some new wood

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Project by branch posted 09-25-2010 09:07 PM 1187 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi fellow L J a bowl made out of a old oak door it was very hard and was not easy to turn it wanted to chip no mater how sharp i got my chisels so i mixed uni bond with water about 50 /50 and brushed it on the bowl and let it half dry and then turned it on till it started to chip again so i coated it again with the uni bond and water mixture and turned a little at a time kept doing this till i got the shape i wanted and it seamed to work the bowl is 9 and a quarter by 6 the timber s are beach oak Ebony bubinga and ash finished with sand and seal and 5 coats of finshing oil
all comments welcome good or bad thanks for looking


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#1 posted 09-25-2010 09:24 PM

looking good there buddy

you have an eye
for this work
and seems lots of
old wood laying around
to work with

nice bowl

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 09-25-2010 10:51 PM

cool feature ring, it looks great with the oak.

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#3 posted 09-26-2010 01:55 AM

Another beautiful piece branch, keep them coming.

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#4 posted 10-22-2010 03:52 PM

I admire your talent, you do a superb job with your glue ups.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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