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Project by branch posted 04-03-2012 09:43 PM 1180 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi fellow l J yes another bowl i am hooked on making them maybe because i have so much fun making them
this one is made out of maughney purple hart wenge beach aroka
there are 168 pieces in it
it stands 4 1/4 ’’ tall by 10 ’’ at the rim by 5’’ at the bottom
it s finish is 6 coats of tung oil
laving it to dray over night after every coat and sanded in between every coat
then buffed to a nice smooth finish
i love the feel of oil finishes
all comments welcome
thanks for having alook


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#1 posted 04-03-2012 09:52 PM

more excellent work branch

some might call it
an addiction

but it is obvious
you enjoy it

keep it up

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 04-03-2012 11:05 PM

Another nice one Branch.

You nailed it! :))

-- Back home. Fernando

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#3 posted 04-04-2012 12:11 AM

way to go mate,looking good

-- jim nevada

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#4 posted 04-04-2012 12:28 AM

Love the 3-D look. Great job! Must have been crazy fitting 168 pieces…I’ve been practicing some segmented turning. Hope to join you in your obsession soon!

-- I make lots of dust, everything else is just a byproduct of the dust making process!...Frank,NJ

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#5 posted 04-04-2012 04:57 AM

Excellent work, Very good choices of wood color combo.

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#6 posted 04-04-2012 01:36 PM

Very wonderful version of a segmented bowl and it is easy to see that you are having fun making them. I
really like that dual sided bottom section, I had to take a couple of looks to make sure my eyes and memory
were not play tricks on me, and to just enjoy it. Thank you for sharing, and keep having fun.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#7 posted 04-04-2012 07:54 PM

Hey Branch. very nice work again. your choice of colours is right on. with all the tung oil it should stay stable. keep smiling John

-- retired and smiling

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#8 posted 04-04-2012 09:14 PM

hi thanks for all your comments

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#9 posted 04-05-2012 03:23 AM

Wow… Wow… That is really sharp!

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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