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Project by Adam Hood posted 01-25-2012 05:58 AM 878 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this Rosewood bowl blank from a fellow woodturning club member. It had a spot where the froth wings had pulled apart called wind shake, where the wind blows hard and bends or twist the tree before it has been felled. It was dangerous, I was turnip.g and the whole bowl all but left the lathe flying. I saved it and used CA to.glue it back together and let it set for a week before finishing the rough out process. After it was dry I finished turned it.

Sanded to 320 and 5 coats of lacquer. Scuff sanding with 320 between the coats. Buffing after the last coat and scuffing. The bowl is a small one with measurements of 4 1/2” x 2 1/2”. All comments and feedback good and bad are welcome. Thanks for looking.

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-25-2012 07:11 AM

Beautiful beautiful bowl super turning.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Adam Hood

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#2 posted 01-25-2012 09:00 AM

Thanks Jim.

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl

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#3 posted 01-25-2012 09:04 AM

Wonderful grain there. I think it was worth the trouble

-- Dreaming patterns

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Adam Hood

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#4 posted 01-25-2012 09:19 AM

That it was Deon..thanks for looking.

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl

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#5 posted 01-25-2012 10:04 AM

No bad comments from me anyway. It a very eye-catching bowl with a top class finish. Nice one.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#6 posted 01-25-2012 12:34 PM

Great bowl and wood nice job.

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

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Adam Hood

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#7 posted 01-25-2012 02:54 PM

Thanks murch..that top glass finish is what I was after.

Thanks Ken.

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl

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Joe Weaver

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#8 posted 01-25-2012 04:24 PM

very nice bowl. i am learning to turn now

-- Joe, Ga

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#9 posted 01-25-2012 09:27 PM

Awesome looking bowl…Great job !!

-- William from the oldest town in Texas

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#10 posted 01-27-2012 06:08 AM

beautiful work!! You make it look easy!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#11 posted 04-26-2013 03:05 AM

I really like the look of this bowl. Nice job.

-- Have a great day.

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