Halloween2011, spiderweb bowl

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Project by Pdub posted 10-31-2011 03:39 AM 1844 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I toyed with several ideas and almost waited to long to start. The bowl was made with my scroll saw and bandsaw. I would do a few things different if I had to do it again, I would use maple for the web and make it out of thinner wood. The good thing about this is I can use the middle section, that I cut out, for a bandsaw box later.
Woods are Oak. Mahogany and redwood (I think).
One coat of Danish oil and several coats of wipe-on Poly.

Happy Halloween everyone. Gotta go carve a pumpkin with my daughter.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#1 posted 10-31-2011 03:48 AM

That’s really cool. Thanks for the timely posting.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 10-31-2011 03:54 AM

I like it. A spider bowl.

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#3 posted 10-31-2011 03:54 AM

That’s cool, I love he spider web! Another spider web for a lid would be a pretty sweet addition, or maybe the spider would be better. Great job, thanks for sharing.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#4 posted 10-31-2011 04:08 AM

Pretty timely project. I like it. The fact that you have material left for a bandsaw box is a bonus.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#5 posted 10-31-2011 04:23 AM


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#6 posted 10-31-2011 04:32 AM

nicely done!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#7 posted 10-31-2011 05:36 AM

Very nice! I really think that you should go with Shop Tinker’s idea and and top it off with a spider.

If you had to guess… About how much time did this one take you?

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#8 posted 10-31-2011 05:46 AM

Freakin awesome!

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#9 posted 10-31-2011 06:54 AM

Halloween with a little class. Ya….......

-- mike...............

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#10 posted 10-31-2011 02:32 PM

Thanks everyone. Shoptinker- I did think about a spider and the idea of a web for a lid is pretty sweet. Maybe a web lid with a spider on it! I may have to make an addition. Thanks for the idea. Kristoffer- It took about 1 to 1 1/2 hours to cut the web and probaly another 3 hours for everything else, not counting dry times for glue and Poly. I’m not exactly sure because I started it on Sat. and finished up on Sun.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#11 posted 10-31-2011 04:41 PM

Pretty Wild

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#12 posted 12-20-2011 01:33 PM

This is just awesome!! I just saw this on the ‘daily 15’. What a cool idea. I like the lid idea because you will not be able to see the web once the bowl is filled. I always have that issue with scrolling and painting on platters and plates. They are nice, but the design gets hidden.

I really enjoyed seeing this!

Sheila :)

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

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#13 posted 12-20-2011 04:39 PM

Thanks Sheila. If I ever finish making all of the ornaments and candle trays that my wife wants, after I let her order from your website, I might get to work on a lid. LOL

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#15 posted 08-14-2014 04:48 PM

The pictures caught my I and so I had to look closer at your impressive bowl!
Really nice work, thanks for sharing you project!

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