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Project by TZH posted 11-20-2012 11:51 PM 961 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Other half of the previous bowl I posted. Same process used, different stain with a little lighter results. Started with Watco Danish Oil “Fruitwood” followed by “Dark Walnut”. Used a rope as my transition between pedestal and bowl.

Thanks for looking.

TZH

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-20-2012 11:54 PM

Very beautiful. Another winner.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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grizzman

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#2 posted 11-21-2012 01:09 AM

i would be happy to have either one of these in my home, keep at it, you could end up being the next bowl man of lumberjocks…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 11-21-2012 06:35 AM

You make very unusual and beautiful bowls

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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GrandpaLen

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#4 posted 11-21-2012 10:44 AM

Ted,

...some think outside the box.

...while you think outside the bowl, and you do it very well.

Very nicely done. Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#5 posted 11-21-2012 03:13 PM

You are absolutely amazing! Beautiful one.

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#6 posted 11-21-2012 04:56 PM

Delicately charming bowl !!! Keep them coming.

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studie

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#7 posted 11-22-2012 01:39 AM

Nice work on the bowls! Gotta try grinders, do you use a lancelot with a chain saw type edge or some of the new rasp type wheels?

-- $tudie

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TZH

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#8 posted 11-23-2012 05:16 PM

Thanks, all. Studie, I use both plus a long neck electric die grinder. I use the chain saw type wheel to rough it down to the approximate shape I want, and the rest is all fine tuning. Inflatable drum sanders do wonders, too, although they are a bit pricey. Harbor Freight has some pretty good flap sanding balls (coarse and fine) that work pretty well – you just need to have lots and lots of patience when using these things because they don’t remove as fast as some of us would like. They’re pretty cheap, too ($10 each if I remember right). Couldn’t find a picture on-line. If I remember, I’ll take one and post it here later. If any of you are interested, I posted on my blog awhile back on using the grinder to carve these bowls. There’s even a short video (sorry, no monologue – just video – I ain’t no stand-up comic, that’s for sure). Here’s the link: http://zhawke.blogspot.com/2012/09/angle-grinder-carving.html

TZH

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