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2 More Ringmaster/Lathe Bowls

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Project by cajunpen posted 05-06-2013 08:59 PM 1336 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/





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 05-06-2013 09:35 PM

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

-- 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 09:56 PM

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 †

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 05-06-2013 10:08 PM

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/

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SYPUCK

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#4 posted 05-06-2013 10:22 PM

Very nice work looks great!

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#5 posted 05-06-2013 11:25 PM

Looks very good to me…

-- 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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luv2learn

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#6 posted 05-07-2013 01:17 AM

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

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 05-07-2013 02:14 AM

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

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Roger

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#8 posted 05-07-2013 11:35 AM

Both beautiful. I like the design on the Paduk

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

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 05-09-2013 03:35 PM

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

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