Routed Bowls, Round 2

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Project by Mr M's Woodshop posted 10-10-2013 05:12 AM 12450 views 16 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had more fun in round 2. I dug deeply into the scrap bin, and came up with a lot of variations.

Round 3 gets under way this weekend … and it will include more bowls and my first (dramatic pause) cutting boards!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA,

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#1 posted 10-10-2013 05:58 AM

Hey Henry I have been thinking of similar projects for Christmas, really nice work and good looking wood combinations!

Did you make your own templates and which bits did you use?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#2 posted 10-10-2013 12:03 PM

A nice batch of routed bowls Henry…looks like you have been very busy…well done

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

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#3 posted 10-10-2013 01:05 PM

Most of these templates came from Peachtree USA; I got the set of 5 template set from them when it went on sale. The bowl bit I’m using is from Woodline, and it’s clean and dependable. Round 3 will have some bowls made using templates from Woodline. I’m also going to make my own templates for some of the designs in round 3.

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA,

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#4 posted 10-10-2013 03:19 PM

Beatiful. I´be impressed. Nice job and choise.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#5 posted 10-10-2013 11:13 PM

Very nice! Have fun with round three, looking forward to seeing the cutting boards too.

-- list your handcrafted treasures @ for free!

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#6 posted 10-11-2013 07:48 AM

Those are great. I will have to check out those templates

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#7 posted 10-11-2013 10:20 AM

Really fabulous…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#8 posted 10-11-2013 02:36 PM

Those are amaizing colourfull bowls, they look great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 10-11-2013 09:08 PM

That’s a lot and great variety of routed bowls. There’s always a great use for scrap woods. Good thinking!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#10 posted 10-14-2013 01:47 PM

They all look fantastic. Like the designs and the wood combos are attractive. Creative use of scraps as well. Great work!

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#11 posted 12-31-2014 03:02 AM

It’s easy to make your own templates from 1/2 or 3/4 plywood or MDF. Bit I use is 1 1/4 bowl/tray bit from Woodline (flat bottom, rounded edge with guide. Port Ordford Cedar is beautiful in a tray.

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