Square Bowl

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Project by toyguy posted 09-30-2010 02:12 PM 2108 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As the golf season wares down, the turning season; for me at least starts :

This is a square bowl from a piece of walnut that was left over from a friends flat project. It was given to me to see what I could with it.

9 3/8” sq. 2 1/8” tall, fairly consistent wall thickness ..about 3/16”

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#1 posted 09-30-2010 02:22 PM

Really pretty Brian, I’ve tried this several times, w/o success. Can’t figure out what I’m doing wrong, I know it’s not rocket science, but there is a trick to it too. Nice grain and finish.

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

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#2 posted 09-30-2010 03:15 PM

Brian, this is quite a different animal from your usual fantastic toys, and a beautiful thing it is!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 09-30-2010 03:59 PM


-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#4 posted 09-30-2010 04:00 PM

A great job Brian. What finish did you use?


-- Ken in Sharbot Lake, Ontario

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#5 posted 09-30-2010 06:53 PM

way to go.nice job.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#6 posted 09-30-2010 09:25 PM

Sweet looking! Love how thin the lines are. Thanks for sharing!

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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#7 posted 09-30-2010 11:14 PM

nice & clean Brian

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

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#8 posted 10-01-2010 01:49 AM

Sorry I for got to mention..the finish is tung oil.
For those that find this subject of turning hard…just watch a friends video…he makes it look easy..and it is !

Bob Hamilton

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#9 posted 10-01-2010 01:52 AM

Very nice bowl super looking top to bottom.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#10 posted 10-01-2010 04:43 AM

This is a real smooth bowl, nice clean lines, beautiful shape…. Just real nice!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#11 posted 10-02-2010 08:05 PM

Very Nice Brian, love the shape & that beautiful wood. Well done.

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