LumberJocks

Oak bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by Monte Pittman posted 03-02-2012 04:06 AM 1036 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is not nearly as finished as I would have liked. However after getting stitches twice yesterday while working on it, I decided that it was as cut down as it was gonna get. It has 3 coats of tung oil.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





8 comments so far

View Kayvon's profile

Kayvon

69 posts in 1054 days


#1 posted 03-02-2012 04:13 AM

Cool rustic looking bowl. I have to ask: Was it stitches in two different places or did you get stitches, come home, and cut yourself again and have to go back?

-- Kayvon

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

15464 posts in 1087 days


#2 posted 03-02-2012 04:15 AM

Unfortunately it was two separate trips. Even the nurses laughed. Oh by the way, I work at the hospital.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View klassenl's profile

klassenl

118 posts in 1408 days


#3 posted 03-02-2012 04:24 AM

You really need to post pictures of your injuries as well.

-- When questioned about using glue on a garbage bin I responded, "Wood working is about good technique and lots of glue........I have the glue part down."

View RussellAP's profile

RussellAP

2966 posts in 1035 days


#4 posted 03-02-2012 07:17 AM

I’ve heard that multiple coatings of oils (up to 11) can really make a big difference. Have you ever done that?

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

View bowtie's profile

bowtie

863 posts in 1094 days


#5 posted 03-02-2012 11:15 AM

really like this bowl, my wife and i are trying to carve some. much more time consuming than i would have imagined, but very relaxing ( if you avoid injury! ). what do you carve with?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

15464 posts in 1087 days


#6 posted 03-02-2012 11:57 AM

I use King Arthur carving tools. They work wonderful. However, I don’t recomend them or any other power tools if you worked a long shift and are too tired to be in the shop anyway.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View marines087's profile

marines087

23 posts in 1062 days


#7 posted 03-02-2012 09:16 PM

Ive used King Arthur carving tools too and if you don’t have strong hands then that cool will cut through whatever it pleases with no regard for your well-being. Nice bowl though.

View Todd Barrone's profile

Todd Barrone

537 posts in 1021 days


#8 posted 03-09-2012 06:31 AM

Wow, ok how did you make that? I like it.

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase