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Project by Alin Dobra posted 08-03-2013 04:15 AM 1173 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hemlock turned on a Vega 2600 lathe. It is 20” diameter and 3/32” thin.

Enjoy. Alin

-- -- Alin Dobra, Gainesville, Florida





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lightweightladylefty

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#1 posted 08-03-2013 04:31 AM

She’s a beauty! It would break my heart, too, to have the heart of the bowl break!

L/W

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#2 posted 08-03-2013 04:43 AM

Love it. So it was turned flat then took on that shape while drying? Did you hang it or anything to encourage that shape?

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#3 posted 08-03-2013 04:50 AM

Rick M., these pieces always bend in an interesting way. Constraining it asks for trouble.

-- -- Alin Dobra, Gainesville, Florida

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#4 posted 08-03-2013 04:52 AM

Wow, I would really like to see how you make a bowl like that

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#5 posted 08-03-2013 05:05 AM

Great work!

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#6 posted 08-03-2013 11:23 AM

When the project’s page came up on my computer screen I was drawn directly to your project! I’s certainly is a beautiful work of craftsmanship and what an eye catcher! If it were a turner and it was me making this elegant piece I would of been a nervous wreck!
Excellent work! Love the title!

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

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#7 posted 08-03-2013 01:08 PM

Very nice bowl…. and I think the crack does nothing to detract from the piece. Wood is like that… and as Leonard Cohen says in one of his songs…. “There’s a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.”

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#8 posted 08-03-2013 01:18 PM

Magnificent piece, Alin. Nature at its finest!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#9 posted 08-03-2013 01:34 PM

This piece is absolutely beautiful, Alin.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#10 posted 08-03-2013 02:23 PM

Very nice piece!!!

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#11 posted 08-03-2013 02:28 PM

Wow Alin, this is a stunningly beautiful piece of work here!

-- 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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#12 posted 08-03-2013 02:36 PM

Way cool

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#13 posted 08-03-2013 08:33 PM

Very impressive piece of work!

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#14 posted 08-03-2013 09:47 PM

very nice work
Pete

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#15 posted 08-04-2013 01:06 AM

Excellent example of fine turning Alin.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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