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Just a quick video showing how to make a wooden bowl from a log.
Sorry that the audio is a little quiet.
-- Alex - http://www.thiswoodwork.com
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#1 posted 03-27-2011 01:30 AM
Very nice video and a really nice demonstration of simple bowl turning.
-- I grow ever more accomplished at turning a perfectly good piece of wood into sawdust.
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#2 posted 03-27-2011 01:53 AM
Thanks for the video, I love the lathe and just now teaching myself how to turn a bowl. I’ll put this information to good use!
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
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#3 posted 03-27-2011 03:54 AM
My compliments to you for a very instructive video and a wonderful little bowl. I have never had much luck with friction fits but your idea of a little hot melt glue (almost cold) sounds like it might make it work for me. Keep up the good work.
-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research
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#4 posted 03-27-2011 04:44 AM
nice video alex, and nice bowl
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net
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#5 posted 03-27-2011 07:10 AM
interesting thank you till now i did not know you could do a “friction fit “
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#6 posted 03-27-2011 07:44 AM
Nice video and box
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#7 posted 03-27-2011 07:36 PM
Great video. Clear, concise, and you explained the things that were important. Better than a lot of “professional” video’s I have seen.I had never considered hot glue strong enough for roughing out a bowl but you proved me wrong. I see it also fills in voids if the bottom is not perfectly flat.Before I had a chuck I used regular wood glue and with heavy piece of paper between the blank and the waste block. They can later be separated using a chisel. The paper will come apart leaving just a little sanding to clean up the bottom of the turned piece. For those who don’t want to make a friction fit mount or jam chuck this can save some time. You just have to have a flat bottom to begin with.
-- Les B, Oregon
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