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Project by ldl posted 434 days ago 418 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Have you ever needed to just take some time off and think. Thinking is kind of hard for me anyway. I haven’t posted anything for a few weeks because of that and a weeks vacation in our camper. Feel better now and ready to get back to woodwerking.

I finished this bowl a couple of weeks ago and it is the first bowl that hasn’t cracked somewhere. Not even any fine cracks. It was turned in Feb and dried for a little over a month in a paper sack. This bowl also taught me that a sharp tool werks much better on dry wood. My learning curve is so long it’s almost flat.

I have about three more bowls that I turned in Feb and early Mar. I semi finished turning them the same time as this one but I need to go back and touch them up on the lathe then I will post them.

The bowl is made from pecan and finished with Salad bowl finish. It is 10” x 4”.

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





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49bill

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#1 posted 434 days ago

Nice bowl Dewayne I thank pecan wood is a pretty wood, Good job on the turning, and I don’t blame you for taking time off everyone needs that at times. Thanks! for sharing

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 434 days ago

Good job on the bowl. Taking time off is great foe everyone. I bet that swivel tray worked out well in the camper. Now where are the pecans?

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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ldl

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#3 posted 432 days ago

Thanks for the comments Guys.

DoubleDD I guess I am gona haft to get some pecans and put in my pecan bowls. A couple others have asked me that. Haaa Haaa
By the way the swivel tray werked excellent last week as we spent a week in the camper.

Bill I understand our friend is doing better. That is really good news.

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

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