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Fathers Day Snack Bowl

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Project by Nick_R posted 321 days ago 515 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For the father who has everything! A custom wooden snack bowl for all those treats while watching the Yankees!

I used Maple,Cherry,Oak and Ash. It was supposed to be a little taller but the top kind of exploded after one of my DULL chisels caught an edge.

The only truly frustrating part about turning bowls and other stuff is keeping those chisels razor sharp. I have yet to find a decent solution so I am going to go out and spend more money on something expensive that probably will work.. I dunno. There are lots of opinions out there about sharpening.. Not much of a consensus…

Oh well off my soap box and into the shop.

-- Hope for the best but plan for the worst. - 7 finger Nick :)





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atchison32

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#1 posted 321 days ago

Well done!

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 321 days ago

Beautiful bowl and very practical.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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HorizontalMike

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#3 posted 320 days ago

Great job!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 317 days ago

Good looking bowl! Great wood combo, shape and the finish made the beautiful grains really pop.

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