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Cherry Bowl with Rosewood Insert

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Project by Ron Ford posted 352 days ago 675 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a nice little cherry bowl I just finished, made from a felled cherry tree and rough turned back in March. It is about 8” across and has some very interesting patterns in the grain. I finished it with Danish oil then buffed it using red tripoli, white diamond, and carnauba wax.

The added embellishment in the bottom is made of rosewood with a cherry center. The idea came from my fellow Baltimore Area Turners member David Reed Smith. He calls it a ‘star in a circle’ and gives very detailed directions at his website which can be found at http://www.davidreedsmith.com/.

-- Once in awhile I make something really great. Most days I just make sawdust.





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jfk4032

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#1 posted 352 days ago

Nice bowl Ron…I like the figuring and grain of the cherry and the inset is a great detail to add.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 352 days ago

Good looking bowl Ron.

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

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 352 days ago

Ron, you made a beautiful natural looking bowl. Nothing like finding your own wood. Keep up the good work.

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

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MichaelA

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#4 posted 352 days ago

Nice bowl Ron! That cherry wood is a interesting wood to carve.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#5 posted 352 days ago

Sweet looking bowl.

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#6 posted 349 days ago

Lovely bowl! Like the round shape and the wood is gorgeous.

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