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First wood turned bowl- Walnut

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Project by woodmaestro posted 01-25-2013 09:38 AM 700 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my first wood turned bowl, and i am very happy with it. I turned it green, and then i final turned it about 4 months after. The finish is mineral oil with paste finishing wax. More info here

-- http://outdoorinsider.org/





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JJones98042

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#1 posted 01-25-2013 01:43 PM

Very nice job! Keep it up.

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

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#2 posted 01-25-2013 04:49 PM

You should be happy with it great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-25-2013 09:21 PM

You should make sure you date this piece & keep it so that you can go back some years on & measure your progress.
Nice first well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 01-25-2013 09:34 PM

A piece to be proud of. Great turning!

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#5 posted 01-25-2013 11:18 PM

Thanks for all of your comments, i really appreciate them!

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#6 posted 01-26-2013 12:53 AM

Nice work!

I checked out your blog … another way to dry bowl blanks is to soak them in denatured alcohol. A buddy of mine keeps a 5-gallon bucket (with a lid on it) with a couple of gallons of DA. When gets a wet blank or rough-turned bowl, he lets it sit on the alcohol overnight then lets it dry for a day or two before hi finish turns it.

He buys the DNA at an auto-paint supply shop … costs less than the stuff you get at the box stores.

—Gerry

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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woodmaestro

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#7 posted 01-26-2013 02:08 AM

Thanks for the tip! i will make sure to try it sometime.

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