My First attemp at bowl turning

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Project by 49bill posted 01-16-2013 02:35 AM 1065 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My very first bowl as you can tell turned from box elder.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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#1 posted 01-16-2013 02:54 AM

Beautiful ,super turning.

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#2 posted 01-16-2013 03:03 AM

Looks good, I just got bowl gouges and will soon be turning them myself….Keep Turning!

-- Save every piece of scrap, the best things come from what others cast aside --

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#3 posted 01-16-2013 03:08 AM

That looks like an excellent first effort. And a sweet piece of box elder to boot, with a nice little bit of spalt on it as well.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#4 posted 01-16-2013 03:45 AM

Looks like you’ve done justice to an awfully nice piece of wood. Nice job.

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#5 posted 01-16-2013 05:07 AM

Wow I never realized box elder was so colorful. Nice work.

-- Rick M,

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#6 posted 01-16-2013 01:50 PM

Nice! I like the worm holes.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 01-16-2013 05:14 PM

Great job Bill. Who said it couldn’t be done? Haa Haa

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#8 posted 01-16-2013 08:37 PM

Looks mighty fine to me. The only thing missin, yep, the ice cream.. Sorry, anytime I see a bowl, or a spoon, ice cream is the only thing that comes to mind.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 01-18-2013 03:46 PM

Very nice bowl. Well done! :)

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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