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14" Scrap Bowls

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Project by SASmith posted 984 days ago 1855 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For these bowls I raided my cutoff pile looking for anything 1” wide, 14” long and any thickness.
I made four 14” laminated “cutting board” blanks consisting of silver maple, sassafras, catalpa, cherry, walnut, sycamore and ash left over from other projects. I then cut three beveled rings from each blank. When I glued the bowls together I used one piece from each blank to give the bowls a random look.
Finished with tung oil and completed just in time for Christmas.

Thanks for looking and Merry Christmas.
Scott

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois





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Mrthibs

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#1 posted 984 days ago

Awesome looking bowls.. :)

-- Mrthibs

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SASmith

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#2 posted 984 days ago

Thanks Mrthibs.
Welcome to LumberJocks.
Here is a blog on how I make bowl blanks from a single board:
http://lumberjocks.com/SASmith/blog/20704

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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peteg

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#3 posted 984 days ago

Great job Scott, boy hope you didn’t get giddy watching these babies spinning :: )))

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

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lanwater

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#4 posted 984 days ago

Those are very lively. The many colors of the different wood is striking

I like them a lot.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 984 days ago

I like all the colors, very vibrant! Great job!

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#6 posted 984 days ago

Scrap has never looked better. NICE !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#7 posted 984 days ago

Thanks guys.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#8 posted 983 days ago

Very cool ,it doesn’t look like scrap any more

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SASmith

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#9 posted 983 days ago

Thanks, Jim.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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Hix

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#10 posted 983 days ago

Very cool!

-- ---call me---- Mark

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#11 posted 983 days ago

Keep’em coming, nice turning…BC

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#12 posted 983 days ago

great use of scraps..i like “waste not want not” projects

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

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