First Oak Bowl

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Project by pudtiny posted 550 days ago 595 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at turning dry oak. Its 7” diameter and 2.25” deep. Finished with 12 coats of oil and hard wax.

All comments welcome

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#1 posted 550 days ago

Cool, Welcome to LJ!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 550 days ago

Very nice bowl.

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#3 posted 550 days ago

Good job. I like the knots in it.

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

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#4 posted 550 days ago

Like it a lot. Knots give it character. Like the wood and the design. Good work.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#5 posted 550 days ago

Sweet! Excellent first bowl!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#6 posted 550 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. Very nice bowl.

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#7 posted 549 days ago

Thanks for all your kind comments

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#8 posted 538 days ago

Nice first bowl Pud, my first was never that nice, still have mine, keep it to remind me to do better. Your on your way, welcome to the Jocks. Now, lets see some of those eggs you were asking about. I posted a little explanation as how to turn them on that thread.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#9 posted 538 days ago

Thanks. I shall be giving eggs a try. Its a bit cold in the UK at the moment so doing more research than turning as my workshop is at about 2 degrees C.

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