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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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#1 posted 05-29-2013 03:24 AM
It has a beautiful grain. Great work!
-- Dreaming patterns
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#2 posted 05-29-2013 10:58 AM
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 (email@example.com)
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#3 posted 05-29-2013 11:44 AM
Hard to believe that as in a scrap pile great work.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#4 posted 05-29-2013 12:12 PM
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. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.
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#5 posted 05-29-2013 12:36 PM
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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#6 posted 05-29-2013 12:54 PM
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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#7 posted 05-29-2013 01:01 PM
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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#8 posted 05-29-2013 01:50 PM
Beautiful bowl turned out of beautiful wood. Congratulations.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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#9 posted 05-29-2013 02:58 PM
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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#10 posted 05-29-2013 08:10 PM
What an amazing piece and a beautiful job!
-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com
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#11 posted 05-29-2013 09:43 PM
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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#12 posted 06-01-2013 12:09 PM
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.
#13 posted 06-13-2013 12:46 AM
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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