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Project by DonR posted 06-13-2013 08:10 PM 714 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am rapidly turning into a bowl junkie

The first one is 3.5 inch Tiger maple with a CA finish, the second is 8 inch Brazilian Rosewood with a wipe on Poly finish and the third is 5 inch Hard maple with a CA finish.

-- Don Riney, Arlington TX, --- Using a lathe involves breaking years and years of training and sticking a sharp piece of metal into rotating machinery.





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Rockbuster

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#1 posted 06-13-2013 08:51 PM

If you think that you have a problem now, wait until you start double stacking them around the house, just to have a place to display them. Nice work on all three of these. Rule number one, if you have a wife, don’t let her be your best customer, mine is, but she don’t believe in paying for anything.

-- 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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DonR

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#2 posted 06-13-2013 09:04 PM

LoL the wife already claimed the Rosewood and Hard maple bowls, she’d have snagged the Tiger Maple but it was done as a gift.

-- Don Riney, Arlington TX, --- Using a lathe involves breaking years and years of training and sticking a sharp piece of metal into rotating machinery.

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NonnoTony48

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#3 posted 06-13-2013 10:08 PM

Well Done Don, a nice collection of works, Love the Tiger Maple.

Cheers Antonio.

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HorizontalMike

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#4 posted 06-14-2013 12:49 AM

Wow Don, very nice! I still need to practice more on my lathe.

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

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BobWemm

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#5 posted 06-14-2013 01:03 AM

Really good looking bowls Ron. I’m lucky, my wife doesn’t want to have lots of bowls around, except for the very special ones of course.
The great majority of mine get sold.
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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aussiedave

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#6 posted 06-14-2013 01:15 AM

Beautiful bowls Don, lovely woods you have used ….well done.

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

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ldl

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#7 posted 06-14-2013 02:21 PM

Nice lookin bowls.

Rockbuster I found out about wife problem to late and now I can’t even give one away cause she likes them all. I am going to have to build a room onto the house to display them. Haaa Haaa

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

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 06-18-2013 04:10 PM

Lovely bowls! Great shapes and wood choices. The finish is just flawless. Great work!

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