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Turned Camphor Laurel Bowl

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Project by Woodwrecker posted 09-21-2013 02:05 AM 1951 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just monkeying around out there today and turned this bowl from a very nice piece of Camphor Laurel.
It made the shop smell like Vicks Vaporub ! haha
The finish is polyurethane.
It was a lot of fun.
Have a great day.

-- Eric, central Florida





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#1 posted 09-21-2013 02:26 AM

Looks good Eric! Are you sure there is only one bowl there? Looks like a stack to me!

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#2 posted 09-21-2013 03:16 AM

Looks great!

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#3 posted 09-21-2013 03:19 AM

now that is some monkeying around, and a round it truly is, now if i see this right, if you were to spill some out of your spoon, it would dribble down the outer ridges and not get onto the table or onto your clothes, this might be a wonder bowl…lol…could be…

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#4 posted 09-21-2013 03:43 AM

I like the shape design ,at first glace I too thought it was a stack of bowls .

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#5 posted 09-21-2013 03:50 AM

Cool design, and like every one else thought it was a stack of bowls at first.

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#6 posted 09-21-2013 04:04 AM

That does look like a fun time! Very nice.

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#7 posted 09-21-2013 04:21 AM

Eric

Nicly done.

One thing you might try to do in the same way you did this one is this

Get a very green piece of wood and make very shallow rings like you have around your but only 1/16 and lots of them. all the way down to the bottom. Hollow out the inside and them leave it out to dry. You will be amaized at the amount of worp it will do on the fins and make it look like a sea plant.

Arlin

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#8 posted 09-21-2013 12:13 PM

Wow, very unique, Eric!! that look d lie real pretty wood to use for lots of things.
Thanks for sharing!!..Jim

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#9 posted 09-21-2013 12:52 PM

Nice Job, Eric, and great optical illusion. You still have the touch. I just love to see your work. Congrats!

Best,

Serge

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#10 posted 09-21-2013 02:52 PM

It looks like you made a whole set of bowls and then stacked them. Great visual effect Eric.

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#11 posted 09-21-2013 11:07 PM

Great job

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#12 posted 09-22-2013 10:24 AM

Very nice, they do look like nesting bowls.

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#13 posted 09-22-2013 10:01 PM

Interesting bowl Eric

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#14 posted 09-23-2013 12:47 AM

Cool Design, Eric!

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#15 posted 09-23-2013 01:44 AM

That looks really nice!! I have never seen (or smelled) that wood, but you made beautiful with it!

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