Very 1st Lathe work, turning, turning, turning

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Project by GaryW posted 11-03-2013 12:27 AM 1167 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My 1st wood turning. Used a pine 2×4 for the stock. had to really think about how to do the Top first, then the bottom. Dutch oil finish.

-- GaryW, Edgefield SC, Too old to start over, can't remember why...

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#1 posted 11-03-2013 01:00 AM

Wish my first bowl had been that nice!

Great Job!!

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

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#2 posted 11-03-2013 01:02 AM

Well done, I like the bowl and lid. That pine has some great grain.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 11-03-2013 02:06 AM

Nice job. Cool looking lid.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 11-03-2013 02:19 AM

Well done on your first bowl.


-- Please help me help other Vets click..> is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#5 posted 11-03-2013 02:52 AM

Looks like you are on your way to many more successful turnings. Nice work!!!! Wood turning is my next adventure. As soon as I purchase a lathe.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#6 posted 11-06-2013 04:30 PM

Lovely bowl! Great shapes on the lid and bowl. Like the pretty grain patterns. Great job!

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