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Project by Woodenwizard posted 582 days ago 1134 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a cut off from a project that was in the trash. I said don’t throw that away, I can make something with it. This is what I came up with. Maple and walnut bowl. A fun project that didn’t take much time (except for the sanding) :) I just hate to throw anything away.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#1 posted 582 days ago

new life for an old discard

looks like a great build to me

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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#2 posted 582 days ago

Great save! How did you do this bowl, is it a router carve? or a scroll saw dish?

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#3 posted 582 days ago

You have nice trash John.
Good save.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#4 posted 581 days ago

Good salvage. Gotta use your imagination to not waste.

-- 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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#5 posted 581 days ago

That’s a great save and a beautifully shaped bowl. Well done John.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#6 posted 581 days ago

Good idea, look very nice…i┬┤wont copy that!!!
Merry christmas for all!!!!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#7 posted 581 days ago

Great looking bowl John. I wish I could find trash that nice….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#8 posted 581 days ago

Thanks everyone!

Mike: I used the scroll saw. The scrap was already in this basic shape. Just a little fine tuning and a walnut bottom.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#9 posted 581 days ago

You could glue them all together and cut it like a bandsaw box.

-- OkiePaul

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#10 posted 581 days ago

Good save

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#11 posted 581 days ago

I like it. Nice wood combo, and design

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#12 posted 581 days ago

I like it!

-- There is nothing like a Grateful Dead concert.

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#13 posted 581 days ago

“Saved from the trash” got my attention. The pics got my appreciation… nice save there, John. I’m just glad you weren’t referring to the oranges.. LOL Thanks for sharing! :)

-- I support the 28th Amendment.

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#14 posted 581 days ago

Pretty nice looking trash. When it comes to wood, even a toothpick is useful. Nice work.

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#15 posted 581 days ago

Paul: I thought about a bandsaw box but already had started on the bowl. I have been thinkinag about trying a bandsaw box maybe the next scrape.

Ted: I probably wouldn’t have noticed the oranges in the trash :)

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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