LumberJocks

2 More Ringmaster/Lathe Bowls

  • Advertise with us
Project by cajunpen posted 449 days ago 1161 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple more bowls that I used my Ringmaster and Lathe to complete. I cut the rings using the Ringmaster, glued up the bowls, then mounted them onto my Lathe to turn them smooth and apply the finish. I used Hut Friction Polish for both bowls. The bowl on the left is from a piece of curly cherry, 5 1/2” x 5 1/2” square. The bowl on the right is from a piece of Padauk that was 6” x 6” square.

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





9 comments so far

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3257 posts in 1011 days


#1 posted 449 days ago

Nice job on both. These “turned” out really well.

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

View Karson's profile

Karson

34861 posts in 3003 days


#2 posted 449 days ago

Great bowls. Is the small circle in the bottom a result of the ringmaster or your lathe?

-- 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 †

View cajunpen's profile

cajunpen

14363 posts in 2668 days


#3 posted 449 days ago

Karson – yes, the wood is mounted to the Ringmaster by drilling a 1/2” hole in the center of the piece. Unfortunately you have to use a 1/2” plug to close the hole. I am thinking about turning the bottom piece on the lathe, thus eliminating the need for a plug.

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

View SYPUCK's profile

SYPUCK

37 posts in 454 days


#4 posted 449 days ago

Very nice work looks great!

View  Box 's profile

Box

4937 posts in 1911 days


#5 posted 449 days ago

Looks very good to me…

View luv2learn's profile

luv2learn

1642 posts in 905 days


#6 posted 449 days ago

Way to go Bill, those are some really good looking bowls. I am glad that you a re giving that Ringmaster of yours a workout :).

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

View doubleDD's profile (online now)

doubleDD

2336 posts in 646 days


#7 posted 449 days ago

Bowls turned out really great. Might have to give the Ringmaster a second look.

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

View Roger's profile

Roger

14166 posts in 1406 days


#8 posted 448 days ago

Both beautiful. I like the design on the Paduk

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

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11216 posts in 778 days


#9 posted 446 days ago

Both bowls are very pretty. Great choice of woods and finish. Good job!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase