1st Bowl

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This my 1st bowl = Walnut

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#1 posted 2204 days ago

SWEET!! very nice…I am loving all these “first turnings” coming up on the pulse today…I think it is a sign!!! (dying to turn—-but i need to shut up because I have been saying that for months)...

Congrats on an awesome first bowl!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#2 posted 2204 days ago

Beautiful. How big is it? What kind of finish? Nice photography too.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#3 posted 2204 days ago

Gorgeous work!!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 2204 days ago

beautiful board. i love that grain! thanks for the post

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#5 posted 2204 days ago


Nice looking bowl you have there. What did you use for the finish?

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 2204 days ago

Great job RJ. Look forward to seeing some more work.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 2204 days ago

Nice job, first of many I am sure. Its addictive!

-- David / Durham, NC

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#8 posted 2204 days ago

Thanks for the great complements .
The bowl is 5.5”x 2.75” I used MinWax wipe on poly
last week I finally got my Powermatic 3520B and just love it Its a Big Big difference from my Rikon mini.
It so quiet and smooth.
Any advice on different finishs is Greatly appreciated !
Thanks again

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#9 posted 2204 days ago

Hey RJ, very nice turning, I like the finish. Nicely done.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 2203 days ago

And a great 1st bowl it is. I hope to see big things in the future.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#11 posted 2203 days ago

Beautiful! First bowl? Wow, I’m impressed!

-- Ryno

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#12 posted 2203 days ago

Awesome first bowl. Your finishing techniques are nice as well. I look forward to seeing more of your bowls. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#13 posted 2194 days ago

Great looking bowl!

Thanks for the post


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#14 posted 2065 days ago

very prettily Rj!


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