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Project by MattMize posted 540 days ago 661 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are just a few of the bowls I’ve made in my spare time. The first four pictures are two pieces of Ambrosia Maple I had lying around that my wife requested me to turn into bowls. The last two pictures are a bowl I made out of a cherry log I had acquired when I bought an old craftsman lathe from the 1960’s.

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#1 posted 540 days ago

Nice Work!

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#2 posted 540 days ago

hi love the grain in the first 4 pictures great looking bowels nice

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#3 posted 539 days ago

Like the beautiful shapes of the bowls. Amazing grains on the 1st and 2nd bowls and the finish really made them pop.

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#4 posted 538 days ago

Thanks for the comments, y’all! These were all kind of experimental in that I made them all in different shapes because my wife’s aunt wants some salad bowls but wasn’t sure about the shape, wood, depth or any other details that she wanted. So I made those three bowls all different to see what she liked best.

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#5 posted 538 days ago

I really like these bowls, great job! The maple ones are very eye-catching!

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

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#6 posted 504 days ago

Hi Matt, I love working with Ambrosia Maple too. Did you stain these? If so, what did you use?
Thanks, Ray

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#7 posted 497 days ago

No stain, Ray. Just some “salad bowl finish” from Woodcraft or Rockler. I can’t remember which store. Both probably carry the stuff!

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