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Project by cajunpen posted 05-06-2013 08:52 PM 1126 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bowl that I used both my Ringmaster and my Lathe to complete. I don’t know what type of wood this is, but I suspect it is some sort of pine as it is light and soft. I cut the rings with my Ringmaster, then mounted the glued up bowl to my Lathe and turned it smooth, sanded it. I used spray lacquer for the finish, used 2 coats, but I am going to add several more coats to deepen the shine.

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





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 05-06-2013 08:57 PM

Very nice and a quite unique bowl. If I were to try that it would be listed under “abstract” woodworking! You did a really good job on this.

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

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Karson

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#2 posted 05-06-2013 09:50 PM

Nice job. The grain structure of the wood really stands out.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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DaytonHM

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#3 posted 05-06-2013 10:09 PM

That is Awesome! Well Done!

Aaron

-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

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scrollsaw

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#4 posted 05-06-2013 10:58 PM

Very nice.

-- Todd

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#5 posted 05-06-2013 11:27 PM

another awesome looking bowl Bill. It seems like you are enjoying the lathe creations…

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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nonickswood

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#6 posted 05-07-2013 12:07 AM

Very Nice!!
Beautiful work.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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luv2learn

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#7 posted 05-07-2013 01:21 AM

Using a variety of wood combinations really make for a unique end product. Super job Bill.

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 05-07-2013 02:44 AM

Cool bowl!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Roger

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#9 posted 05-07-2013 11:34 AM

This is just really kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 05-09-2013 03:02 PM

Beautiful bowl,an eye catcher. The colors and the grains’ arrangement look interesting. Great job!

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