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Project by BarbS posted 324 days ago 1137 views 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This lovely little bowl is made from ‘Tineo’ from Chile. It is 4-3/4” in diameter and about 2” high, with an enameled solid pewter lid from Craft Supplies USA. It’s quite a showy wood, and polished up like a gem. Danish oil and Carnuba wax for the finish.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/





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Brian Havens

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#1 posted 324 days ago

Nice. What tool did you use to hollow/undercut the inside?

-- Brian Havens, Woodworker http://brianhavens.com

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BalloonGuy

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#2 posted 324 days ago

Beautiful grain, and a very nice finish. Well done!

-- Tom Peterson, Omaha, NE

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BarbS

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#3 posted 324 days ago

Thanks Brian. I used my carbide cutting tool for undercutting the rim:

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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peteg

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#4 posted 324 days ago

Fabulous finish on the timber Barb, that looks a very tactile piece, lovely flow, very nice indeed :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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BarbS

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#5 posted 324 days ago

Thank you, Pete!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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mmh

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#6 posted 324 days ago

A real beauty! The shape and grain of the wood are incredible!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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murch

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#7 posted 324 days ago

Beautiful work. The wood is really nice.

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

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michelletwo

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#8 posted 324 days ago

good finish work, really shows the wood beautifully..nice handle on your tool, too

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 324 days ago

Very nice potpourri bowl Barb…I have never heard of Tineo before but it is a beautiful wood. Nicely turned and finished…great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Woodbridge

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#10 posted 323 days ago

beautiful figure on the wood plus great turning and finish. Another excellent piece.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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BarbS

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#11 posted 323 days ago

Thanks everyone! I’m glad you like it.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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SPalm

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#12 posted 323 days ago

Wow Barb.
That is super nice.

New wood to me too.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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mike1950

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#13 posted 323 days ago

Nice Bowl Barb. I like the maple handle also.

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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BarbS

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#14 posted 323 days ago

Thanks Mike. That cutter handle is curly cherry. Photo may be a little over-exposed.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Tag84

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#15 posted 323 days ago

very beautiful!

-- -Thomas -

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