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Here is a maple bowl with slots in the Harvey Fein tradition, about 12 1/2” in did. Finished with walnut oil.
Thanks for looking
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#1 posted 01-16-2013 02:03 AM
Very cool Pete,great job.
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#2 posted 01-16-2013 03:13 AM
Interesting design, nicely executed. Is that the natural color or was it stained ? Seems to have quite an orange hue to it.
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#3 posted 01-16-2013 03:19 AM
That’s beautiful. Nice photo, too.
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#4 posted 01-16-2013 04:51 AM
Hey MonteCristo. The Maple was somewhat lighter and whiter prior to finishing but the walnut oil added a little orange and darkened the piece quite a bit.
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#5 posted 01-16-2013 07:31 AM
Really interesting design. How did you do the slots – bandsaw, tablesaw?
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#6 posted 01-16-2013 01:56 PM
Kogut, the slot are router cut.
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#7 posted 01-16-2013 02:19 PM
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#8 posted 01-17-2013 01:54 AM
Nicely done. Very nicely done! Did you use/make some sort of a jig for cutting the slots?
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#9 posted 01-17-2013 04:32 AM
Hi Jonathan. Yes I use a router on a table set to the center line of my lathe. Then using the indexing feature I can cut as many or as few slots as I wish.
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#10 posted 01-17-2013 02:40 PM
That bowl is definitely a beauty. Congratulations.
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#11 posted 01-17-2013 03:14 PM
Thanks for taking the time to answer my question. I appreciate the explanation.
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#12 posted 01-17-2013 07:22 PM
Pete – I’m really digging you negative space pieces. I’d love to see how you’ve got your router mounted.
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