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Mahogany Bowl from the Lathe

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Project by cajunpen posted 09-02-2013 09:24 PM 877 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second success turning a bowl on the lathe. This one is a piece of Santos Mahogany (I think). It measures 7.5” x 2”. I really enjoy turning . I think my focus from here on will be the Lathe and my Ring Master. I hope that one day I can progress my turning skills so that I can post some of the outstanding projects that I see on this Forum. Comments or suggestions are appreciated.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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Donna Menke

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#1 posted 09-02-2013 09:27 PM

Nice bowl!

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 09-02-2013 09:51 PM

Nice bowl for a BIG salad! Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 09-02-2013 10:23 PM

Nice grain and nice shape, Bill!

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

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 09-02-2013 10:56 PM

Thanks Donna, Jay and Charlie. I am really trying to get the hang of this lathe thing – one time my turnings come out o.k., then the next they are firewood.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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luv2learn

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#5 posted 09-02-2013 11:56 PM

Nice looking bowl Bill. I have never turned a bowl on a lathe so I will have a learning curve also.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 09-03-2013 12:50 AM

Another fine bowl Bill. They’re coming along nicely.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#7 posted 09-03-2013 12:59 AM

Looking good. I haven’t used a lathe in years and never made anything this nice.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 09-03-2013 05:00 AM

Great job. You already post some great projects here. But just keep them coming.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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murch

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#9 posted 09-03-2013 12:03 PM

Great bowl Bill. Don’t feel too bad about using your lathe to make firewood, I know all about it.
I have offered many projects back up to the Lord as smoke.
It make the success’s all the sweeter.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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Roger

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#10 posted 09-03-2013 12:19 PM

Very nice bowl

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

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KOVA

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#11 posted 09-07-2013 04:16 AM

ESOS PLATOS SON ESPECTACULARES!!!!!!
DOMINAS EL LATHE SIN DUDAS COLEGA Y AMIGO :-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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