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This bowl is abot 7” by 2” I used a product called inlace for the ring and the finish is blo and ca on the outside and salad bowl finish on the inside.What do you guys use for a high gloss finish? Thanks for looking
-- Rodney, Arlington Texas
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#1 posted 12-15-2011 08:24 AM
Very nice Rodney.
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#2 posted 12-15-2011 09:55 AM
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#3 posted 12-15-2011 10:58 AM
Well done, great looking inlay!
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#4 posted 12-15-2011 05:01 PM
Very pretty bowl, Rodney, and I love the shape you turned. For a high gloss finish, I like ‘Moses T’s Gun Stocker’s High Gloss Finish’ from Stephen Shepherd’s “Full Chisel Store” http://www.fullchisel.com/blog/?page_id=1964#ecwid:category=1576100&mode=category&offset=0&sort=addedTimeDesc
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#5 posted 12-15-2011 06:30 PM
Nice bowl! I love the turquoise inlay. Is that Texas Mesquite?If the bowl is not too big, I sand to 400 grit, polish to 2000 with EEE polish and then friction polish with Shellawax.On bigger pieces I use many coats of gloss lacquer and sand with 400 and water between coats .
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#6 posted 12-15-2011 10:40 PM
Nice looking bowl there Rodney, your finish will depend on the end use, ie, ornamental or day to day use, Jim’s alternative suggestions would look after most situations, I use a lot of Rattle can then cut back any orange peel with EEE Ultra shine which is a very fine abrasive polish
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#7 posted 12-16-2011 08:21 AM
Yes it is Texas mesquite. And thanks for the comments on the finishes I will try them.
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