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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 04-18-2011 11:54 AM 1451 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second bowl which was turned green 17 years ago by a friend and given to me to re-turn and finish. Again I added a rim of unknown timber and a slim line made of ebony sanding dust mixed with PVA and applied into thin groove I made by thin parting tool, (photo5). Finished with sanding sealer and EEE.
WHO said pine was not good for turning!!

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#1 posted 04-18-2011 12:10 PM

Another fine piece Sam. That Pine, like fine wine has gotten better with age.

-- Don, North Carolina, Working full time at retired.

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#2 posted 04-18-2011 12:17 PM

Great looking bowl Sam, pine has some nice grain and good to turn. Like the finish yiou have put on it.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#3 posted 04-18-2011 02:41 PM

You did it again!! Beautiful…. You have a talent for making the mundane look outstanding!!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 04-18-2011 08:20 PM

Nice work. Isn’t it amazing how great plain woods look after they’re turned on a lathe? Beautiful!!!

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#5 posted 04-18-2011 09:59 PM

Your work is always top notch. Good job Sam

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 04-18-2011 11:50 PM

Sam, good to see this piece of pine finally get it’s day in the sun, classic example of “not the material but rather what / who does what with it”
Bet your friend can believe its the same piece of wood :))
nice job very well done

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

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#7 posted 04-20-2011 06:05 AM

Nothing wrong with pine Sam. It’s good to learn on as well.

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

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