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Queensland Box with Jarrah and Broom Handle.

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Project by BobWemm posted 483 days ago 1244 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished this one today, it is No.4 of these type of bowls. I think the broom handle is Tasmanian Oak, but not sure.

The blank has been sitting on the floor for several years, but obviously was not properly dry because there was some cracking and warping while it was on the lathe for a couple of days, fortunately the walls were still thick enough to round off again.
It measures 6×4.5inches and is polished with Shellawax Glow.

Hope you like it and thanks for looking.

C & C welcome.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.





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drbyte

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#1 posted 482 days ago

Nice effect! What did you drill the blank with?

-- Dennis, WV

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 482 days ago

Dennis, just Forstner bits, the holes are actually round. Doesn’t look like hey!!!

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 482 days ago

Nice job, looks neat.

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

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Mark55

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#4 posted 482 days ago

Very nice, I am going to have to try this technique it looks great!

-- Mark, Newton, NC. www.routermillwoodworks.weebly.com

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 482 days ago

Very cool Bob

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 482 days ago

Very nice.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 482 days ago

This is outstanding. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Woodbridge

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#8 posted 482 days ago

great looking. The use of the broom handles created a great visual effect.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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branch

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#9 posted 482 days ago

hi very nice great effect with drilling the howls and filing them with broom handles

branch

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MonteCristo

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#10 posted 482 days ago

Interesting pattern !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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cajunpen

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#11 posted 482 days ago

Very nice piece. I like the insertion of the dowels before turning. Looks almost like a basket full of Easter eggs.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Rockbuster

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#12 posted 482 days ago

Hey Bob. Another nice one, You guy’s sure have some nice looking broom handles there in Australia, By the way, where do you get all of those broom handles,!!! After talking to you in the past, I have a feeling that the neighbor ladies there, are mysteriously finding their brooms missing from the back porch!!

-- 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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BobWemm

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#13 posted 482 days ago

Rockbuster, don’t let the cat out of the bag. While they don’t realise what is happening I can continue to get away with it??

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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Monte Pittman

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#14 posted 482 days ago

These are just so cool

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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