Scroll saw bowl

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Project by Bob Collins posted 10-03-2013 10:54 AM 1794 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another attempt at scroll sawing. Added red gum strips to plywood and ended up with an 8: square, cut 4 rings and base on the scroll saw and after a fair bit of sanding and a coat of EEE ended up with a 7 1/2: diam bowl.
Have found this fun but addictive, now working on making the plywood patterns more of a feature. Now know what is meant by practice as the damn blade sure won’t follow the line.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#1 posted 10-03-2013 11:06 AM

Awesome job Bob! And thank you for replying to my forum topic :)

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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#2 posted 10-03-2013 11:24 AM

Nice one Bob….Looks great…excellent job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 10-03-2013 12:56 PM

Nice bowl, Bob and nice shape to it!! You have found a new passion!!.............Jim

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

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#4 posted 10-03-2013 11:18 PM

I knew this would happen Mate, make one then of you go in a whole new direction, that red gum really dresses em up Bob. well done

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

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#5 posted 10-04-2013 04:12 PM

Your bowl looks pretty and interesting. Like the wood colors and shape. Great work!

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