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Project by MShort posted 09-22-2013 06:59 PM 589 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 10” elm bowl with a wipe on poly finish. I have not turned many green bowls so far, but I am really starting to like them. This was roughed out and turned after 4 months. I like the grain pattern in this bowl.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-22-2013 07:55 PM

Sweet bowl! I love turning green wood too. it peels of so nice.
This one came our super!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 09-22-2013 10:04 PM

Good looking bowl. I’‘ve never had the opportunity to turn any green wood, but I will sooner or later.

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

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lew

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#3 posted 09-23-2013 12:27 AM

What a beauty!

When you allowed it to dry, did you put it in a bag or just left it exposed to the air?

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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MShort

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#4 posted 09-23-2013 12:49 AM

Lew,

I put the roughout in a paper bag and taped it up. I did flip the bowl/bag a couple of times over the first week as the bag was wet on the bottom side would be dryer on the top side.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 09-23-2013 04:18 PM

Another hit—very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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stefang

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#6 posted 09-23-2013 09:49 PM

Nice shape and wood,

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 09-25-2013 06:09 PM

Good looking bowl! Like the orientation of the grain patterns and finish. Well done!

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