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Project by Chris posted 711 days ago 1004 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my first bowl , so what do you think?...
I am not to sure what kind of wood it is but it sure did stunk like cow poo when it was green.
It is 8 1/2 ” in dia. and 4 ” deep I finished it with poly and sanded it down the 400 and put a few coats of
bees wax.

-- Chris ~ Central Michigan





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Jim Jakosh

11297 posts in 1732 days


#1 posted 711 days ago

I think it looks great!! I don’t have a clue as to the wood, especially because it stunk!

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

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justinwdemoss

146 posts in 1522 days


#2 posted 710 days ago

Green hickory can smell like that, although you turned the bowl near the pith and I don’t see any dark heartwood so it doesn’t look like hickory. Nice job. Now your hooked, get ready to have dust just collecting on your table saw.

-- Justin in Loveland, OH

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Chris

67 posts in 981 days


#3 posted 710 days ago

Oh yeah I been hooked ….lol I know it is not hickory . It is a tall tree with branches only near the top …. I can try to get pics of one still standing .

-- Chris ~ Central Michigan

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Doodle

3 posts in 569 days


#4 posted 569 days ago

Excellent work! What a beautiful piece! Oddly enough, it just so happens that I myself turned my very first bowl a week ago, and I must say that yours puts mine to shame! None the less, if you were half as thrilled as I was just to successfully complete your project, then cheers, & congratulations! Keep turning & keep learning!

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Chris

67 posts in 981 days


#5 posted 565 days ago

Doodle : I’ve turned into a turning fool… lol I turn all most every day. and the days I don’t turn cause i’m in therphy or having a “bad day” I’m thinking about what ’s the next thing i’m going to turn…. I haven’t been here in a while I should take some pics. and do a few more project updates….lol

-- Chris ~ Central Michigan

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