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My first few bowls

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Project by Buke27 posted 1137 days ago 1036 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are my first attempts at turning bowls. I made them using a face plate on my Shopsmith. They are from Cherry, Black Walnut and Pecan respectively. I made another of Mulberry but forgot to take a picture of it before giving it to my grandmother as a gift, oh well.





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peteg

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#1 posted 1137 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s, great way to start & now you have “the bug” lets see some more. :))

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

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HalDougherty

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#2 posted 1137 days ago

Great bowls. Welcome to the best woodworking community on the Internet.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 1137 days ago

Very nice shaped bowls. Oh, and WELCOME ABOARD to Lumberjocks. This is the greatest woodworking site you’ll find on the net!!

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

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SafferinOz

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#4 posted 1137 days ago

As the others have said, Welcome to LJ’s. The turning bug has also bitten me recently and I too have posted my first bowl a couple of days back.
Great bowls, well done! How have finished them?

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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murch

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#5 posted 1136 days ago

Super looking bowls. I love the grain in the walnut. Welcome to the site.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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shopmania

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#6 posted 1136 days ago

Welcome! Beautiful bowls, especially for your firsts!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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Ovidiu

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#7 posted 1136 days ago

Three great first bowls. I like finishing. What did you use?

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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#8 posted 1128 days ago

Good work! Turning is somewhat adicting, but very enjoyable as a woodworking experience. I’ve always loved it as part of my woodworking journey.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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