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my first stave bowl

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Project by ZAGREB posted 06-09-2018 02:47 PM 954 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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ash,cherry and oak
mineral oil and two coats beeswax
thanks for looking

-- bambi





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lew

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#1 posted 06-09-2018 03:08 PM

Beautiful!

You nailed those angles perfectly!

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

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woodshaver Tony C

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#2 posted 06-09-2018 03:12 PM

Very nice bambi! It’s a nice looking stave bowl!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 06-09-2018 03:20 PM

Wow! Absolutely stunning!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 06-09-2018 03:50 PM

You did a beautiful job on this bowl and the wood is wonderful.

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

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#5 posted 06-09-2018 03:52 PM

Gorgeous!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 06-09-2018 06:10 PM

Excellent work buddy!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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poospleasures

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#7 posted 06-09-2018 08:01 PM

Well done. I need a lesson on cutting staves. I have not figured out a safe way for me to do it. Do you have a jig?
Your selection of the materials is perfect. The fit looks wonderful. Tks for posting.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 06-10-2018 01:29 AM

Good looking bowl, Bambi. What form is the beeswax in when you apply it? Paste? Liquid?

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 06-10-2018 01:38 AM

Great job Bambi.
Always wondered how I would tackle Staves. They are pretty complicated I believe. Must have a go one day.

Thanks for sharing.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#10 posted 06-10-2018 02:35 AM

Another ‘Top 3’ Bambi. Well done.

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

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#11 posted 06-10-2018 03:22 AM

Creative and very well done. Excellent job !!!

-- MEL, Kansas

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ZAGREB

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#12 posted 06-10-2018 03:25 AM

hello Jim,I made myself paste beeswax,mix olive oil and wax.for me fast and nice finish.have a nice day buddy.
hello Bob,yes is complicate and precise but very pleasure.now i made jig and learn how to,must be easy next bowl.wish you more chips under your legs buddy

-- bambi

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ZAGREB

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#13 posted 06-10-2018 03:30 AM

thanks guys for the nice comments

-- bambi

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recycle1943

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#14 posted 06-11-2018 05:22 PM

Bambi, absolutely beautiful and deserving of top 3

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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ZAGREB

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#15 posted 06-11-2018 05:49 PM

thaks buddy

-- bambi

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