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Pics 2 and 3 are my take on spalm’s “feathers” cutting board. walnut, ambrosia maple, spalted birch, kentucky coffee tree, cherry, and sassafras. 15”

Pic 4 is a new design I am trying out. It is called a second generation mitered laminate. SPF and sassafras. 8”

Pic 5 is a typical chevron with the same woods as the “feathers” bowl. Wiped down with alcohol. 15”
The bowl in pic 5 flew off the lathe to the concrete floor while sanding with 80 grit. I could use any recommendations on a power sander to finish sand it.

Scott

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois





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Sodabowski

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#1 posted 1039 days ago

Looking good!

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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SASmith

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#2 posted 1039 days ago

Thanks Thomas

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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peteg

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#3 posted 1039 days ago

Nice job Scott, boy I bet they were fun to watch turning :)

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

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degoose

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#4 posted 1039 days ago

Your new design is intriguing…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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SASmith

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#5 posted 1039 days ago

Yes they were Pete. They are as big as I can go on the inboard side. I added a 6th pic with one still mounted to my lathe, a 50+ year old shopsmith 10ER

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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SASmith

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#6 posted 1039 days ago

Larry, it is from that book we talked about.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#7 posted 1039 days ago

holy sheets those look great

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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SASmith

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#8 posted 1039 days ago

Thanks Rustic here is my blog showing the technique. http://lumberjocks.com/SASmith/blog/20704

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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SPalm

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#9 posted 1039 days ago

Hey Scott, Those are sweet. I like ‘em.
Really well done. I have to try that sometime.

Thanks for the inspiration,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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SASmith

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#10 posted 1039 days ago

Give it a go Steve. I can see it now ….the “Double Tumble Bowl”.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#11 posted 1039 days ago

:)

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#12 posted 1038 days ago

Really nice, you managed to get some life into those.
I would be so afraid to digg in if I was doing that.
I am always impressed to see how some woodpieces can end up like that – amazing.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#13 posted 1037 days ago

These patterns work really well. A splendid post.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#14 posted 1037 days ago

I agree with Martyn…interesting use of laminated designs…thanks for your post

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

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#15 posted 1037 days ago

Thanks for all the comments.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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