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Project by ChrisCrafts posted 09-05-2011 08:41 AM 1000 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally had my Bowls professionally photographed!!!

Theses are 4 bowls I turned to in the last two weeks.

Walnut Footless Bowl finished with Black Walnut Watco Danish Oil

Walnut Platter finished with Black Walnut Watco Danish Oil

Cherry Footless Bowl finished with Salad Bowl Finish. NOT Maple forgot which bowls I sent over!

Honey Locust Footless Bowl Finished with Walnut Oil & Wax Finish

-- Chris, Washington The State! http://www.chris-crafts.com





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amagineer

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#1 posted 09-05-2011 11:07 AM

All the pieces are awesome.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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Ovidiu

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#2 posted 09-05-2011 11:23 AM

The bowls ar wonderful, veri nice finish. Pictures are really, really professional.
Congratulations.

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#3 posted 09-05-2011 01:47 PM

Very nice work !

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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joey bealis

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#4 posted 09-05-2011 01:58 PM

Nice work! Never thought about a professional photographer

-- http://reclaimedbuilding.blogspot.com/

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

Your bowls are beautiful, and the photography is nice too…

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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lew

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#6 posted 09-05-2011 04:42 PM

Sweet!

Love the Maple one!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 09-05-2011 06:01 PM

Wow , nice job on all of them !
The one you listed as Maple (3rd pic) looks just like Cherry ! What kind of Maple is it ?
Did the salad bowl finish give it the color shown ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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ChrisCrafts

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#8 posted 09-05-2011 09:01 PM

Thanks Dusty56 for pointing out my error. I sent a bunch of bowls over and forgot that one was a Cherry Bowl I sent over a couple weeks ago.

That Cherry one ended up as my best bowl yet, but it wasn’t as large as I had planned. I started with a huge 14” square by 4” deep blank. I had some issues when I was shaping the bottom and ended up catching an edge, twice! Grrr!! On top of that I That’s what I love about turning bowls, my mistakes don’t ruin the whole project.

The photographer is my neighbor and is shooting all my work and designing my website at no charge. He has been a photographer for the Navy & Army Corp for the past 20 years. He is just finishing up a degree in Digital Media and web design and is using my business for his portfolio. He is very meticulous and detailed in his work. There is a big difference between what he did and the pics I take with my Blackberry!

-- Chris, Washington The State! http://www.chris-crafts.com

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murch

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#9 posted 09-06-2011 07:31 AM

Great turnings. Looks like you have been having a lot of fun in the shop lately.

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

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