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A Bowl with Handles

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Project by Gumnut posted 07-05-2012 12:00 PM 1348 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a bowl I made for a friend, turned up the bowl then I cut in half and glued in a sheet of Jarrah and returned it to smooth off the edges.
I then carved up the handles with the help of a Dremel 300 carver and also a Dentist suspended motor and hand piece, the carving bits were readily available round nose bits and a sanding mandrel.
All the wood is Jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata).
Finish is spray varnish (Satin).
Peter

-- Peter, member of the Fine Woodwork Association http://www.fwwa.org.au/index.htm





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michelletwo

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#1 posted 07-05-2012 12:03 PM

It is not my style, but the craftpersonship is totally awesome. Great job

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Kindlingmaker

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#2 posted 07-05-2012 01:37 PM

A beautiful bowl, great choice of wood and you craftsmanship shows well!

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

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DanoP

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#3 posted 07-05-2012 03:11 PM

Wow. Must have taken a lot of guts to push that already beautiful bowl through the saw. Well done.

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

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MonteCristo

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#4 posted 07-05-2012 07:06 PM

Nice job ! Beautiful wood too.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#5 posted 07-06-2012 06:27 PM

Great idea and very nice looking too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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stefang

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#6 posted 07-06-2012 07:20 PM

Great idea and very nice looking too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Rick

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#7 posted 07-07-2012 06:40 AM

Very Nice Project! Thanks for Posting!

Rick

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