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This is an eleven by seven inch red oak form, finished with oil and buffed wax. Thanks for looking and C&C always welcomed.
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#1 posted 08-10-2011 12:55 AM
Excellent job! Did you have much trouble with the midsection, where the rings overlap? Turned green or dry?
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#2 posted 08-10-2011 03:00 AM
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#3 posted 08-10-2011 03:11 AM
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#4 posted 08-10-2011 03:57 AM
What a fine use of grain!
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#5 posted 08-10-2011 05:10 AM
I’m like Andrew with regards to that mid section?, oak can be a right “B” when feathering the grain like this, The raised neck fits well, The oil has realy poped that grain . nice job Will. :))
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#6 posted 08-10-2011 06:39 AM
Simply stunning bowl! nice job!!!!!!!!
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#7 posted 08-10-2011 11:15 AM
Your kind words are much appreciated, thanks.
Andrew/Pete- If you would have told me in advance of the ‘disturbed grain’ problem with red oak, I would have been more careful. But not knowing (first time turning this timber) I just let this green wood fly, but had to sharpen more than usual- especially when hollowing.
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#8 posted 08-11-2011 03:45 AM
Very nice turning : )
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