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Natural edge walnut bowl

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Project by Bill posted 07-26-2013 06:51 PM 1121 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is fifteen inches across, about ten inches deep, and came from a walnut crotch. Never was able to get it balanced on the lathe well, So I had to turn it fairly slow. Finished with lacquer and paste wax.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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Porchfish

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#1 posted 07-26-2013 07:00 PM

Now this is a bowl ! and an absolutely beautiful end product. Did you reinforce your natural edge with anything ? or is that asking what is none of my business ? Simply beautiful work !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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CalgaryGeoff

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#2 posted 07-26-2013 07:15 PM

Oh my, Spectacular colors, shape, size and natural edge. You have very nice lathe skills I believe. This should be any easy daily top 3.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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WoodenFrog

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#3 posted 07-26-2013 07:19 PM

Wow!
That is very Beautiful!
Great job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 07-26-2013 07:32 PM

Gotta love Walnut :) Nice turning !

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 07-26-2013 09:32 PM

Nice Big bowl! I love the natural edge and you have all the sap wood all around too!!

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

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Roger

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#6 posted 07-26-2013 09:46 PM

Incredible, and beautiful! WowZa!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Bill

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#7 posted 07-26-2013 10:16 PM

I saturated the bark with thin super glue. Usually does the job quite well.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 07-27-2013 12:41 AM

Outstanding job on the bowl. Beautiful work.

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

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 07-27-2013 01:12 AM

Wow that is a big bowl and job well turned…the wood colouring is beautiful….nicely done.

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

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tomd

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#10 posted 07-27-2013 04:59 AM

Beautiful bowl, the grain and color are terrific, I’ve never had the courage to do a natural edge.

-- Tom D

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woodshaver

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#11 posted 07-27-2013 07:11 PM

Oh WOW! That is one nice bowl. Nice work!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Jonathan

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#12 posted 08-04-2013 12:41 AM

What a beautiful bowl! Quite the size too. Do you have any more pictures you can share with us? I’d love to see more. Great job showing off this piece of wood.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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