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Maple and Cherry Bowl

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Project by cajunpen posted 11-15-2011 03:12 AM 1251 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Ringmaster bowl. This one is Maple and Cherry. I noticed after the glue dried, that I had a couple of the rings misaligned, but it looks pretty decent. The finish is three coats of General Finishes rub on Oil & Urethane and hand rubbed Renaissance Wax. Thanks for looking – one of these days maybe I’ll get to post one of those off the charts projects that we see so often here.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 11-15-2011 03:18 AM

Fill that up with popcorn or chips and the misalignments go away!!

That’s a fine looking bowl.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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SASmith

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#2 posted 11-15-2011 03:21 AM

I like the cherry/maple combo. It is more difficult to align this style of bowl than most people think.
I have made a bowl very similar to this: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/43825

Thanks for posting it.
Scott

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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mahadevwood

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#3 posted 11-15-2011 06:23 AM

Very nice bowl, nice wood shade combination, finished also great

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Donna Menke

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#4 posted 11-15-2011 03:32 PM

Nice job, Cajun. what is that in the bottom center? I’ve heard of some people putting in a nice new shiny penny as a way of dating and finishing their turnings- but this looks different.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 11-15-2011 07:35 PM

Donna you are very observant. The shiny thing in the middle of the bottom is a Medallion with “Handcrafted by Bill Neupert, Metairie, LA” I ordered several hundred a couple of years ago from The Wooden Post – Gary Neely owned it back then – there is a new owner now. The medallion is sized so that you just use a 1” Forestner bit and drill down about a 1/16” – glue in with CA glue and you have your project identified.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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chirostu

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#6 posted 11-15-2011 07:54 PM

This looks fantastic! Always wanted to get into turning but i got to start saving ;)

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