Double Square Plywood Nut Bowl

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Project by Bob Collins posted 690 days ago 808 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a bit of fun with plywood. These are laminated 6 inch squares of plywood and the fun part was I didn’t have a clue what I was aiming at, just went for whatever…. mainly to see if the corners held after loosing them when I did the previous project (turning on a bias). Noticed that the last of my 5 litre of glue was reaching it’s use by date so will be doing a lot of gluing.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 690 days ago

Really cool looking job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 690 days ago

Nice look. I never though a lot about turning plywood. Might have to try it sometime.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#3 posted 690 days ago

Bob, What a fun look’in project….. How did you do it? Love the look!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 690 days ago

G’day, Bob. I looked at that and thought you had made 2 bowls to fit inside each other. That looks tricky to cut with those corners spinning around!! Now you have challenged me to make something unique with my plywood layup. I have a crazy idea and I’ll see if it works. Cheers…..........Jim

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

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#5 posted 690 days ago

Interesting turning project

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 689 days ago

Dont have to worry about any decoration with these pieces Bob, :: )))
I think you have a lot of the guys thinking about Ply

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

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Bob Collins

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#7 posted 689 days ago

Thanks for the comments, Pete I hope it gets others trying plywood. Chuck, Jim, did it in separate layers before gluing up, but still got caught with a corner while finishing the bottom, I should have finished sanding all sections first and got a better finish. But was a fun project, next a hollow doughnut vase. As if?

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

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#8 posted 687 days ago

Talk about breathtaking surprises!
It turned out so good.

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