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Project by scrappy posted 1012 days ago 1404 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another Bowl I turned from Claro Walnut. I just love the grain variations and the color difference that runs throughout this wood.

8 inch diam. X 3 3/4 inch tall. Turned to 3/16 wall. 6 coats of Tung Oil/Varnish then buffed with the Bealle Buffing System

One of the largest bowls I have done. I love watching the bowl appear from out of the rough blank. Turning has become my ZEN time. Just spin the wood and watch what happens.

Please leave all comments and critiques. I am always trying to improve and your comments help.

Thanks for looking.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!





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Brett

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#1 posted 1012 days ago

I looks really fantastic! The color and figure are perfect!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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sedcokid

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#2 posted 1012 days ago

Scrappy, this is a beautiful bowl. The grain pattern is Gorgeous, shape is great. Overall this is an outstanding piece!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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58j35bonanza

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#3 posted 1012 days ago

Beautiful! I hope to get a lathe someday and feel your love for turning.

-- Chuck

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mahadevwood

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#4 posted 1012 days ago

Looking great with fantastic color of wood, fibers grow up beauty of bowl

-- http://www.mahadevwood.com

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Woodwrecker

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#5 posted 1012 days ago

I think that is one of your sharpest looking ones Scrappy!
That wood is out of this world !

-- Having fun...Eric

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planeBill

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#6 posted 1012 days ago

OH MY! Can we say beautiful? Yes, we can. Can’t really say anything else right now.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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WaynesWood

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#7 posted 1012 days ago

Vary nice .I like the grain also.

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toyguy

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#8 posted 1011 days ago

nice work scrappy.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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rustfever

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#9 posted 1011 days ago

You keep topping your prior ‘Best’!

-- Rustfever, Central California

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michelletwo

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#10 posted 1011 days ago

Can’t beat that wood! Nice thin walls. Great job

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

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CharlieM1958

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#11 posted 1011 days ago

Good to see you again, Scrappy. Your turnings keep getting better and better. This one is absolutely gorgeous in both materials and craftsmanship.

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

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Loucarb

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#12 posted 1011 days ago

Great looking bowl Scrappy. That has some fantastic grain.

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peteg

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#13 posted 1011 days ago

Love the form here Scrappy, lovely turn. Man you must have a stash of this beautiful timber, it comes up fabulous Mate :))

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

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scrappy

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#14 posted 1011 days ago

Thanks for all the great comments everyone. I really enjoyed making this.

It has been getting easier to make things like this with the more I do. Practice, practice, practice. It sure helps.

Thanks again.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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bobasaurus

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#15 posted 1011 days ago

Quite the wood, and excellent form for the bowl. 3/16” walls is incredible… I would have blown out the side.

-- Allen, Colorado

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