First Turned Bowls

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Project by CanuckGal posted 01-31-2013 10:46 PM 827 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The spouse and I took a bowl turning course at Lee Valley. The instructor was the best teacher and most patient man I have ever met. He made something that seemed very daunting before we tried it seem like child’s play. We have a Delta midi lathe and I know that there will be many more of these in our future. We need to buy a scroll chuck first. Mine is the bowl on the right. I am really thrilled the way they turned out. The wood is soft maple with a mineral oil and bees wax finish.

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.

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#1 posted 01-31-2013 11:29 PM

great bowls,they look great.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 02-01-2013 12:22 AM

Nice job congrats on your first turning.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 02-01-2013 01:11 AM

Nice bowls. So you got the bug huh? Turning is very addicting.

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

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#4 posted 02-01-2013 01:20 AM

nicely done!

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#5 posted 02-02-2013 04:43 AM

Good job they look really good for first he was good teacher, can’t wait to see your next

-- Cosmicturner

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