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Oak bowl with maple lid

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Project by CSlabon posted 1202 days ago 1075 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turned this bowl from all scraps. A chunk of oak, the rim of padauk, the lid of nicely figured maple, and the handle from a small piece of manzanita. All on my cheapo Harbor Freight lathe. Finished with boiled linseed oil and several coats of spray laquer. My goal is to sell enough of these to buy a better lathe. We shall see :) Thanks for looking.





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tommyd

77 posts in 1630 days


#1 posted 1202 days ago

Nice job wish I had scraps that big. good luck with the selling maybe you can find a nice lathe on Craigs list thats where I found mine.

-- Life is too short for negative drama & petty things. So laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly!  http://tomswoodshop.etsy.com

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Eagle1

2060 posts in 1563 days


#2 posted 1202 days ago

Nice looking bowl and lid there. I like the wood combo also.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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jockmike2

10635 posts in 2745 days


#3 posted 1202 days ago

NICE TURNING, NICE COMBINATION OF WOODS AND FINISH.

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

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dpow

443 posts in 1342 days


#4 posted 1202 days ago

Great looking bowl! I hope you can sell enough of these to purchase the new lathe, although the old one seems to do a great job. Tool upgrades are something we all look foward to. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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stefang

11812 posts in 1832 days


#5 posted 1202 days ago

If all your bowls come out as good as this one, you will have that new lathe before you know it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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imallchalkedup

393 posts in 1480 days


#6 posted 1202 days ago

To be honest with ya, i’m not usually a fan of this kind of form bowl. But after seeing your with the added rim and lid i am wanting to make one now. I think yours turned out just beautiful, nice craftsmanship.

-- RStadler

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Evie

37 posts in 1821 days


#7 posted 1202 days ago

Your work is just awesome for a beginner. nice bowl indeed. Evie

-- If you don't learn from the past, your doomed to repeat it.

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CSlabon

294 posts in 1776 days


#8 posted 1201 days ago

Thank you all. Really appreciate the nice comments.

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