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Bradford Pear 8" Bowl

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Project by RussellAP posted 520 days ago 517 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned from wet stock and dried in microwave.

Thought I set the microwave on 3:00 but turned out to be 30:00 and warped this bowl. Salvageable though.

Thanks for looking

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luv2learn

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#1 posted 520 days ago

That is some beautiful wood and I really like your bowl design.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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ldl

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#2 posted 520 days ago

Nice looking bowl.

I have used the microwave on small bowls but nothing real green.

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

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 519 days ago

“turned” out great. I am LOL at the time set mishap! Classic! At least it worked out in the end. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 518 days ago

Nice!!!
Great Job!!
I have a piece of Pear wood that I hope I can turn into a Ring!!
It was going in the fire so I grabbed it!
This might get me to do something with it!!
Thank You!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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RussellAP

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#5 posted 518 days ago

Thanks Robert, this one warped pretty badly in the microwave while I was drying it out. I left the tenon on to see if it would help pull the bowl back to round and it seems to be getting slightly better now.

I have a couple more Bradford pear blanks on the way. The lighter bowls seem to be more popular this year.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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WoodenFrog

2737 posts in 1500 days


#6 posted 517 days ago

Thanks Russell, your work is just Amazing!!
Keep it up!!
Have a great day!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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