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Project by Monte Pittman posted 901 days ago 981 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. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability





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Kayvon

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#1 posted 901 days ago

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

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Monte Pittman

13716 posts in 962 days


#2 posted 901 days ago

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. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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klassenl

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#3 posted 901 days ago

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."

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RussellAP

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#4 posted 900 days ago

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.

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bowtie

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#5 posted 900 days ago

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

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Monte Pittman

13716 posts in 962 days


#6 posted 900 days ago

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. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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marines087

23 posts in 937 days


#7 posted 900 days ago

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.

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Todd Barrone

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#8 posted 893 days ago

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

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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