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Project by Bob A in NJ posted 435 days ago 909 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my 100th post and a nice milestone to reach. Wow, what a ride with Lumberjocks!
I figured I should do something special to mark the occasion so I made this big bowl. It’s 13 inches wide and 5 inches tall.

Took about 8 hours of total turning and finishing time. Started it about a year ago to “rough it” to shape, then Anchorsealed it and let it dry. This past weekend, I final turned and sanded it.

It’s a beautiful piece of wood, with zero defects. The finish is the same used for cutting boards, 50/50 mix of Salad Bowl finish & mineral spirits, then a top coat of 50/50 beeswax and mineral oil.

This community has been a great source of inspiration for me. Great projects, ideas, reviews and most of all the great woodworkers.

I’ve done everything from bottle stoppers to a Highboy and loved every minute of it. Looking forward to start on some different projects from my “Saved favorites” list.

By the way…… Special thanks to the videographers like Mark, Steve, Matt, Stumpy, Sean, Brian and many others for making this an even more entertaining site.

Bob June 13, 2013

-- Bob A in NJ





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Karson

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#1 posted 435 days ago

Bob Congratulations on the milestone.

A beautiful bowl.

-- 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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HorizontalMike

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#2 posted 435 days ago

Indeed, a very nice bowl!

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

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lew

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#3 posted 435 days ago

Gorgeous bowl, Bob!
Congrats, too, on the posting milestone!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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aussiedave

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#4 posted 435 days ago

very nice bowl Bod….and congrats on your Century….

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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SPalm

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#5 posted 435 days ago

Sweet. That is just gorgeous.
What a wonderful piece.

Congrats on the milestone. You done well.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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amagineer

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#6 posted 435 days ago

Bob what a wonderful bowl to commemorate your 100th post. Hope to see more.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 435 days ago

Absolute Perfection, Bob ! You did that beautiful piece of Walnut justice : ) Love the finish and the photography as well .

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 435 days ago

That’s a wonderful bowl, Bob. 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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peteg

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#9 posted 435 days ago

very nice way to celebrate your 100th Bob, lovely piece & finish
Pete

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

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robscastle

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#10 posted 435 days ago

Arr gee I missed the party
All the chips, dip and booze have gone already,

nice empty bowl.

Where is the gold 100 engraving!!

-- Regards Robert

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NonnoTony48

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#11 posted 435 days ago

Congratulation Bob, A beautiful way to celebrate your 100 Post, Love The finish, Well done.

Cheers Antonio.

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matt garcia

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#12 posted 435 days ago

WOW!!!! What a beautiful bowl! Perfect in design, grade and beauty of lumber!! Perfectly crafted!! Great job, dude!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 434 days ago

Super looking bowl, Bob!

Fitting for 100 post.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Hacksaw007

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#14 posted 433 days ago

You are the man! Great looking bowl. Thanks for being a friend.

-Mike

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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BarbS

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#15 posted 432 days ago

Don’t you just love it when a piece comes out Perfectly? Congratulations Bob, this is wonderful.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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