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Final project of the year!

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Project by jeffthewoodwacker posted 12-21-2012 12:42 AM 625 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the final project to come out of the shop for this year. Cherry bowl that is 13 inches in diameter, 4 inches deep. I used my wood burner to etch a geiko on the base of this piece. There is also some detail chatter work around the base of the foot. Finish is several coats of satin wipe on poly. I applied the finish on the lathe and wet sanded each coat in with 600 grit paper. Now it is time to give the shop a detailed clean up, perform routine maintenance on all the equipment and wait for Santa to show up. Always nice to start the New Year with a clean shop!

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.





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#1 posted 12-21-2012 12:45 AM

Very sweet bowl, Jeff.
I hear you on the shop clean up. I was vacuuming all day for new shop pics to post.

..................Jim

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

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#2 posted 12-21-2012 12:52 AM

Beautiful bowl with very nice wood

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 12-21-2012 01:14 AM

Nice. You don’t see too many cherry bowls. I have to turn a walnut bowl for a client tomorrow, It’s a glue up which hopfully will be dry by then.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#4 posted 12-21-2012 03:58 AM

Jeff: That is a fantastic bowl.

Nice wood burning also.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#5 posted 12-21-2012 01:16 PM

Outstanding bowl Jeff! I too have been cleaning, I think the shop is the cleanest it has been in months ;)

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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