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Project by wooded posted 880 days ago 1289 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Of the bowls I have turned in my 9 months of turning, this is my current favorite. It is about 7” in diameter. I’m really liking this and ambrosia maple. Thanks for checking it out. ;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com





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lizardhead

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#1 posted 880 days ago

Keep on turning, make a point to pick apart your last project and make improvements on you next project, next thing you know, you will be wondering how ya got so good

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

#2 posted 880 days ago

Wow now that is nice. Great wood and great job.

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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Eagle1

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#3 posted 879 days ago

I must agree with lizardhead. Keep on turning you are doing great work..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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HalDougherty

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#4 posted 879 days ago

You’ve made a beautiful piece of wood into something that’s even more beautiful. I don’t know which is the most correct statement. The wood makes your bowl look beautiful. Or The turning makes the maple look beautiful.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Martyroc

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#5 posted 879 days ago

WOW, that’s beautiful, your choice of wood is spot on too.

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

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Dave Haynes

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#6 posted 879 days ago

That bowl is gorgeous! Very nice work.

-- Dave Haynes, Indiana, http://www.oldaveswoodshop.com

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NormG

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#7 posted 879 days ago

Great design/look and appears you are moving right along in your abilities

-- Norman

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BlankMan

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#8 posted 879 days ago

Wow that is beautiful, I really like the color and the lines.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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doncutlip

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#9 posted 879 days ago

That is gorgous, almost looks like marble or something

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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RogerBean

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#10 posted 879 days ago

Delightful work. Very classic and beautiful shape. The wood is of course gorgeous, but this one would look good if you made it from an old fencepost.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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DanoP

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#11 posted 879 days ago

Great looking piece! The shape you chose really highlights the beauty of the wood. My hat it off to you. What did you use for a finish?

-- We've got enough youth. Let's search for a fountain of smart.

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wooded

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#12 posted 879 days ago

Thanks all. Dano, it’s just a wipe on poly, semi I think. ;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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UncleStumpy

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#13 posted 879 days ago

I love Ambrosia Maple too… I use it alot. What kind of stain did you use? I have had mixed results with stain.
Beautiful bowl!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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wooded

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#14 posted 879 days ago

Thanks Ray. No stain, just the poly. If I wanted to tint it I would prbably attemt with some dye in the poly.

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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murch

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#15 posted 878 days ago

beautiful bowl.

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

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