Lathe & Router Project

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Project by TrBlu posted 786 days ago 2286 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This started out as a turning project, until the tennon broke out of the chuck. Then, it was over to the router table with a bowl bit.

The woods are Walnut, Maple and Padauk. It was difficult to get all of the router and sanding dust out of the end grain sections of the maple. So, the ends of the maple has a little orange tint from the padauk.

Sanding everything to 400 grit. Finished with two coats of Danish Oil, then three coats of gloss poly.

Thanks for looking.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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#1 posted 786 days ago

Great save and a very good looking bowl! Thar be talent thar!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 786 days ago

Great looking bowl the dust from the Padauk can really make a mess in your shop

-- Pat Brownfield Westland,Michigan

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#3 posted 786 days ago

i see it next to my walnut bowl, i could use that as a very nice deep plate….....with lots of spaghetti and meatballs in it…or lots of noodles with tuna and melted cheese, ive made myself hungry…..i better think of something else, about wood…and WOOD OILS

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 784 days ago

Very Nice Project! Thanks for Posting!


-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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