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Project by branch posted 12-03-2012 11:16 PM 873 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi fellow LJ 2 MORE bowls the same design and size but with diferent timber in the fetcher ring and bottom
made these for Xmas crafts shows have i have 8 to go to got invited to them some of them i did last year and did pretty good at them hope to do as well this year

the are 14 inch by 5 1/2 tall and 6 at the base
the are finished with 2 coats of sand and seal
and 3 coats of lack er and bees wax
then buffed to a sing
a coments welcome

thanks for having a look

branch





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 12-03-2012 11:25 PM

Darn lovely bowls Branch, great feature rings and bottoms. You are getting a nice finish on them. All the best at the craft show.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 12-03-2012 11:45 PM

Fantastic work

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

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branch

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#3 posted 12-03-2012 11:45 PM

thanks bob you have to spend time on the finish because that is that sells the bowl
i leave them siting over night in between every coat and sand them down to 1200
before buffing them things are bad with the reshow over here nobody is spending
there money on arts and crafts but hopefully the will sell

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patron

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#4 posted 12-04-2012 12:03 AM

anyone would be a fool
to pass up this great work branch

you sure have gotten good at this

very nice

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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branch

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#5 posted 12-04-2012 12:23 AM

hi patron you know the old saying practices makes perfect not quite there yet
but another 10 or 20 years practices i might get there
but as long as we are having fun that is the most important thing

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peteg

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#6 posted 12-04-2012 06:35 AM

Gee whizz Branch you sure get some lovely timber combinations with your creations, these are a nice size also & will sell before you finish setting up I bet :)
pete

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

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WoodenFrog

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#7 posted 12-04-2012 11:14 AM

Fantastically Beautiful!!!!!
I really like this one!!!
Great work Branch!
Keep it up!!!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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phillip butler

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#8 posted 12-04-2012 03:12 PM

very nice work patron- what types of wood are you using? whats your favorite to turn? to finish? good luck at the show—-

-- phil, nevada

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#9 posted 12-04-2012 06:43 PM

nicely done

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#10 posted 12-04-2012 08:34 PM

Fantastic project!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Loucarb

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#11 posted 12-06-2012 02:47 AM

Another beauty Branch

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