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7 inch dresser bowl from Dunnage

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Project by PASs posted 12-28-2012 06:02 AM 868 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece of dunnage had a nice grain pattern.

Sanded to 320 grit, 2 pound shellac, then polished on the Beall system.

One stick of dunnage is roughly 2” x 3” x 36” or 1 1/2 board feet and makes one bowl roughly 7 to 8 inches in diameter…
I’ve got 500 more pieces to go.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-28-2012 06:14 AM

Beautiful bowl Pete

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Darell

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#2 posted 12-28-2012 06:32 AM

One of the things I like about turning is that almost any type of ordinary wood can become a thing of beauty when turned. If you’re getting wood that looks like that from dunnage you are making the very best of it. Well done!

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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Pete Santos

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#3 posted 12-28-2012 06:53 AM

Excellent. I feel the most beautiful aspect is the salvaging.

-- Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and love.

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nonickswood

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 11:15 AM

Great Looking Bowls Pete,
I’d say that new Lathe is getting some use!
Well Done!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 11:19 AM

recycling..way to go!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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woodshaver

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#6 posted 12-28-2012 12:01 PM

Nice work! Looks good!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Roger

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#7 posted 12-28-2012 01:26 PM

Oh my! What nice grain you have in your bowl… Bee-u-tee-ful!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#8 posted 12-28-2012 01:30 PM

Very most excellent work!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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PASs

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#9 posted 12-28-2012 02:41 PM

Hey Nick,
I must admit the lathe is really nice….kinda funny though (just me I guess) but I hate firing it up for something as small as a bowl.
But the old Craftsman lathes are gone to newly starting woodturners, and if I even hinted I wanted a small lathe I think I’d be living in the shop with them!!!

But the boss really loves me…I got a Carter Multirest for Christmas !!!!

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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nonickswood

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#10 posted 12-28-2012 10:43 PM

What a Great Gift, I’m jealous, she must Love you LOTS!
You can always come use my Lathe, when you want to step Back in TIME!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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TurnTurnTurn

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#11 posted 12-29-2012 02:39 AM

Great looking piece, love the Beall.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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