First bowl

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Project by 8ball posted 12-12-2010 05:26 AM 1509 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This my first bowl, its 5 1/2 inches in dia. and 2 1/2 inches tall it is made from Myrtlewood. So please tell me what you think.

-- Rodney, Arlington Texas

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#1 posted 12-12-2010 05:43 AM

Very nice. What the finish?

-- Andy -- No animals were harmed in the posting of this entry, although the terrier next door is living on borrowed time, let me tell you.

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#2 posted 12-12-2010 06:31 AM

That is one pretty bowl. all I need now is a spoon, milk and some good cereal.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#3 posted 12-12-2010 06:41 AM

I wish my first bowl turned out that good!! Mine was a torn out mess. Great job!

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#4 posted 12-12-2010 06:49 AM

The first picture makes it seem that it has a wider brim than the second picture. Is this the same bowl?

-- 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 12-12-2010 08:25 AM

Nice piece of timber for your first, you’ve treated that it with care

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

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#6 posted 12-12-2010 08:35 AM

Fine looking first bowl, mine looked like Crap.

-- RStadler

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#7 posted 12-12-2010 04:05 PM

Well done first bowl.

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#8 posted 12-12-2010 04:14 PM

Nice looking bowl,,, I only wished my first bowl looked this good. Keep turning !!

-- William from the oldest town in Texas

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#9 posted 12-13-2010 01:42 AM

My first bowl had a hole in the bottom, so you are looking pretty good!
The only improvement I might suggest would be to put a little more sanding into the outside to clean up the endgrain. nice shape and finish though!

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#10 posted 12-14-2010 01:46 AM

Thanks for the kind words. The finish is EEE ultra shine and Mylands friction polish.

-- Rodney, Arlington Texas

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