Cherry and Walnut Bowls

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Project by Olivierj posted 09-19-2012 01:49 PM 1185 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Looking to use up some scrap cherry and walnut and decided to make a couple of bowls. I like the way #1 turned out, though during the process, I found a couple of steps could be shortened. As a result I may make some similar bowls for the holidays. I also liked the simplicity of #2.

They are both approx 8” in diameter and 5” and 3” inches tall respectively.

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#1 posted 09-19-2012 09:24 PM

hi nice turning i like 2 of them

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#2 posted 02-27-2014 03:54 PM

Very nice. How did you make the walnut dowels? I tried turning walnut to insert in segments but never really got the fit to a point I liked. I was thinking about using a standard plug cutters. Any advice would be appreciated.


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#3 posted 02-27-2014 06:25 PM

I actually used walnut dowels purchased from the woodcraft store. I tried plug cutters, but since the dowels went all the way through the side, my plug cutters did not give me plugs that were long enough for my purpose.

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