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Project by michelletwo posted 08-09-2011 11:28 AM 1310 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a very pretty leftover piece of Shedua lumber and couldn’t quite figure what to do with it. I’m no Martyn the magnificent boxmaker, so I was left with making it a turning. The board was 8” w and 16” long. I cut it in half and used one board for the vessel and the other for the top. I was going to turn a finial, but I got lazy and had a multibrown tiger eye cabachon that matched perfectly, so I decided to use that . Sanded to 600 grit, buffed and ren wax.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.





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toyguy

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#1 posted 08-09-2011 01:20 PM

that is one nice bowl from a board…........ well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#2 posted 08-09-2011 01:33 PM

Beautiful bowl. The tiger eye really adds to it.

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 08-09-2011 01:36 PM

It is very beautiful, Michelle! I love both the shape and the color. It really looks nice with the tiger eye. How big is it? Wonderful job!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 08-09-2011 01:49 PM

morning all..sorry sheila, about 8×8

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#5 posted 08-09-2011 02:50 PM

That is a very nice use of a left over pc of wood! Beautiful too!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#6 posted 08-09-2011 03:05 PM

Beautiful turning, excellent figure, design and finish.

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

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#7 posted 08-09-2011 03:22 PM

Very creative, Michelle. I like how the straight sides emphasize the slant to the pattern as you arranged it. Turning it bowed or rounded or concave wouldn’t have given the same impression. Really nice!

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#8 posted 08-09-2011 11:04 PM

Absolutely fabulous design!!!!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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#9 posted 08-10-2011 12:18 AM

What a beautie Michelle, thats a lovely match up of the pre assembly, love the snug fit did. Great job :: )))

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

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#10 posted 08-10-2011 05:14 AM

Just beautiful! You have many artistic bones in you! :)

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.

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Transition

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#11 posted 08-10-2011 05:16 PM

Exquisite! I hope you have a designated display area.

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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#12 posted 11-22-2012 09:22 PM

Stunning!

-- After you wipe away all the hype, who you really are is synonymous w how you treat people.

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#13 posted 11-22-2012 09:32 PM

This is a wonderful turning.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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