Plywood Bowl

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Project by Bob Collins posted 06-12-2012 06:40 AM 1970 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tried something new by cutting the layers of plywood on the scrollsaw. After the 5 layers were glued and set over night I shaped with the arbortec mini grinder. Sanding was a pain in the butt though. Pic. 6 is a Corian spinial which will go on my next project which is also made of corian so I will not be able to post it here. Sorry about that.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#1 posted 06-12-2012 10:26 AM

You’re as tiger for punishment Bob playing with that Plywood, can be a bit hard on the tools as well, makes for some interesting paterns though.
Think I’d take the easy way & use the lathe :: )))

Wouldn’t mind seeing what becomes of that corian ??

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#2 posted 06-12-2012 10:57 AM

G’day, Bob. That is a cool bowl. plywood is amazing in the patterns you get once it is turned. That one took a lot of extra shaping and came out really neat!! Is the corian piece from a solid or laminated pieces? It has some fine details and I imagine a place to be installed in with your next piece! Thanks for sharing!!.....Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 06-12-2012 11:30 PM

G’day Pete, Plywood is great to work with as long as the tools are sharp. Your right about COVENTRY the icecream suckers from down south have done a great job.

Jim, I have lots of 1” thick corian, the finial is one piece. Keep tuned in I will post the corian project.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#4 posted 06-13-2012 12:15 PM

Bob, Outstanding job had to be a time consuming project! I haven’t worked with ply before but will try it someday! Beautiful piece…. Can’t wait for the corian project.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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