just a bowl

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Project by hafassartist posted 1012 days ago 1015 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a bowl made of southern yellow pine which is plentyful here in Georgia. It finished up at 2×9 1/2 in. with 3 or 4 coats of tung oil.

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#1 posted 1012 days ago

Nice looking bowl. Tung oil makes for a great finish. Good job.

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#2 posted 1012 days ago

That old SYP gets disrespected a lot by those of us down south who see so much of it, but it can really make a nice turning sometimes, as you proved here.

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

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#3 posted 1012 days ago

Nice work and welcome to one of the greatest web sites around.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 1011 days ago

I agree with CM – pine is often considered to be junk. But I have some old, built in cabinets made from pine. They’re beautiful and add character to our home. I’ve found that the pine I’ve turned can tear out in chunks, which makes it a technical challenge. Pine has nice tones.

Nice job!

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA -

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