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Project by winters98 posted 410 days ago 653 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found a chuck of wood in the neighbors scrap pile . 2 days of lathe work and a seal coat of stabilizer i got a nice bowl no t sure what it is though .
i found out how much i nead a bandsaw





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deon

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#1 posted 410 days ago

It has a beautiful grain. Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Tom Godfrey

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#2 posted 410 days ago

Beautiful bowl. Love the wood grain. Wonder what kind of wood it is?
Looks like you are doing a great job of turning. When I first started I did a lot of spindles before I even tried a bowl.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 410 days ago

Hard to believe that as in a scrap pile great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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BobWemm

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#4 posted 410 days ago

I will have to say that is one of the most beautiful pieces of wood that I have ever seen.
Great job on the bowl.
Thanks for showing.

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 410 days ago

Wow, that is one beautiful bowl and great wood you used. It is amazing what is being scrapped that could be pieces of art! you sure found a beauty for bowl #2. Are you numbering your bowls?
I have each one of mine numbered because my mentor said that I needed to make 50 bowls before I made a hollow vessel. So I am up to bowl #60. You’ll be surprised at how fast you make them!!

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

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ldl

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#6 posted 410 days ago

Great save from the trash pile. You never know what you have till you put the tools to it. Very beautiful grain.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 410 days ago

Great bowl with beautiful colors. Nice job. It almost looks acrylic.

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

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 410 days ago

Beautiful bowl turned out of beautiful wood. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Craig Havran

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#9 posted 410 days ago

are you sure you didn’t find a scrap of marble in your neighbor’s wood pile? that is beautiful!

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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Transition

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#10 posted 410 days ago

What an amazing piece and a beautiful job!

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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stefang

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#11 posted 410 days ago

You really go lucky with that amazing piece of wood. That said, I am even more impressed at what a nice shape and proportions you got and only your second bowl! I’m sure your future holds a lot of fantastic turnings.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Schwieb

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#12 posted 407 days ago

Did this wood have a nice smell when you turned it? Looks a lot like it could be camphor. It’s a nice turning wood and often has a lot of color and character. Very nice for your second bowl.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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winters98

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#13 posted 395 days ago

Thanks all for the kind words on my work.
I found out that it is Maple by the way. Found more like it to turn …..can’t wait to see the results

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