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Project by RogerC posted 877 days ago 890 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bowls are purple heart, butternut, burl maple (with some really light spalting on the oppostie side but only showed the burl in the pics since I like it more), Box elder, and maple, from left to right. They are the first bowls I’ve ever produced. Though now that I think about it there not in order of there production, can you guess what it would be?? haha. Finish is a few coats Tried and True danish oil (I just love what it does to the wood) then a couple coats varathane and claphams beeswax polish. Any thoughts?





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 877 days ago

Super bunch of bowls and a nice variety of woods.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Martyroc

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#2 posted 877 days ago

Thelma look good nice work.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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thedude50

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#3 posted 877 days ago

I think your going to be making a ton more of these these look very good for a first try I love bowls bowls dont always love me 4 out of 5 stars for the lot of them keep spinning the lathe and let the chips fly

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murch

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#4 posted 877 days ago

Lovely bowls Roger. They all came up well. I take it your hooked?

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

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RogerC

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#5 posted 877 days ago

Thedude50 I think your very right haha, as soon as i get my hands on some more wood I’ll be pumping them out pretty fast! Murch, I’m finding my self hooked, line, sinker, fishing rod, boat, anchored haha. Just can’t stop making stuff!!

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PASs

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#6 posted 575 days ago

Very nice work.
Depending on what your taste in wood is you may find you can get more wood for free than you can ever turn.
I have pallets of wood that I got off craigslist for free….just search for “free firewood” it includes oak, walnut, and magnolia….and TONS of pine.
Good luck

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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