A few more bowls

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Project by Darell posted 1057 days ago 1022 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Three more bowls I’ve done recently. The bowl in the first two pics is 3” x 5” and is an end grain bowl from pecan. I used a beading tool and burn wires to set off the texture made with a spiraling tool on the side of the bowl. I filled a large cavity in the inside of the bowl with some powder I bought at Woodcraft. Can’t remember what it’s called. The second two pics are of a small bowl, 1 3/4” x 5 5/8” made from mesquite with some worm holes in the side. I found the worm when cutting the blank on the bandsaw. I also lost the knot in the top but I think it adds some character to the piece. The last two pics are of a bowl 2 5/8” x 7 1/2” made from russian olive. All bowls finished with Mylands friction polish.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#1 posted 1056 days ago

Really nice stuff!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 1056 days ago

howd you do the texturing on the first bowl darrel?
looks nice.

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#3 posted 1056 days ago

some very nice turning Darell, I like the cover shot with the texturing, well done:))

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

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#4 posted 1056 days ago

hi nice bit of turning love the texture on the first bowl

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#5 posted 1056 days ago

Thanks guys! Joe, I used a Sorby mini spiraling tool. Something I learned from one of the guys in COWA.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#6 posted 1056 days ago

Beautiful bowls. Used to call it a knurling tool on the metal lathe.

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#7 posted 1056 days ago

Wonderful bowls. I have have been turning less than a year I am am learning the Bowl. Sure do enjoy them, at times it hat when they blow up, but least it gives me a excuse to fire up the lathe!! Thanks for posting!!

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