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Couple of guys over on the Woodwhisperer are having a turning challenge so I turned this for that project.

-- Got Wood?





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JerryS

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#1 posted 654 days ago

Looks nice Joe , what wood is it ?

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Arlin Eastman

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#2 posted 654 days ago

Joe

Love how you made the groves into the Black walnut bowl. It looks pretty close to the pith on the sides, how did you keep it from splitting?

What kind if finish did you use and how did you finish the bottom off

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Joe Watson

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#3 posted 654 days ago

got lucky on the thing not cracking. i have sever coats of minwax wiping poly. I finish the bottom of my bowls by jamming between centers and turning the bottom mostly off down to a nub then use a chisel to remove that. id like to get some cole jaws or make a donut chuck sometime for turning the bottoms off but havent done it yet.

-- Got Wood?

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 654 days ago

Beautiful wood. Nice turning.

-- 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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Darell

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#5 posted 654 days ago

Nice bowl Joe. You might want to check into building a Longworth chuck. Not hard to make and they work well enough to finish the bottoms.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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TimV

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#6 posted 654 days ago

Great looking bowl Joe. I’d be honored if I ended up with your bowl.

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 654 days ago

great looking bowl. beautiful wood and an excellent finish.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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MonteCristo

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#8 posted 654 days ago

Nice piece. I like the heartwood / sapwood color mix.

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

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Craig Havran

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#9 posted 654 days ago

Nice job, joe

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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Sodabowski

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#10 posted 653 days ago

Yeah, beautiful and shiny.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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