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Mother and Daughter Walnut Bowls.

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Project by BobWemm posted 05-20-2013 03:02 AM 666 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These two bowls are from the same blank, Australian Walnut, I don’t know which species or variety.

The smaller bowl (Daughter) is 7in x 1.5in and my first attempt at texturing, and that is painted black.

Mother is 9in x 2.5in. Both are finished with Shellawax Glow.

Thanks for looking and C&C are welcome.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 05-20-2013 05:32 AM

Nice family of bowls Bob, and a great job for your first texturing, Which bowl saver did you use?

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#2 posted 05-20-2013 06:18 AM

Hi Bob,
My Bowl-saver is a WoodCut job. It’s very good but doesn’t like VERY hard wood.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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#3 posted 05-20-2013 06:24 AM

Awesome job Bob :D I never knew there was Australian walnut and I live in Australia lol.

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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#4 posted 05-20-2013 07:20 AM

Timzo, I have no idea which type of walnut it is, Could be American Black Walnut for all I know, this piece came from a tree in South Australia. We learn something every day.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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peteg

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#5 posted 05-20-2013 07:32 AM

Nice job Bob, :)
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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woodshaver

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#6 posted 05-20-2013 12:03 PM

Great looking bowls Bob. Australian Walnut or not it sure looks nice! Nice work!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Rockbuster

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#7 posted 05-20-2013 04:01 PM

A couple of beauties here Bob, I think that you did a remarkable job on the texturing, what ever kind of walnut it is, it sure takes a nice finish. When you say mother and daughter, is it like it is here, the wife and daughter already consider it theirs.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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branch

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#8 posted 05-20-2013 09:58 PM

hi nice looking bowls great work i like them

branch

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#9 posted 05-21-2013 03:31 AM

Great job

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#10 posted 05-23-2013 01:32 PM

Lovely bowls! I like especially the textured one, quite unique and interesting.

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