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Cherry & Walnut Lazy Susan Bowl

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Project by poospleasures posted 11-10-2013 08:26 PM 1036 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a small surgery Wensday and have to stay out of the shop for a few days. That has allowed me time to began catching up on posting here. This is one of the larger segmented pieces I’ve made and it is the fourth one like this. Appx. 12” X 4” plus the base bowl is about 3” high. The assembly is actually two bowls made of cherry with walnut accents connected by a small wooden home-made bearing glued into 3/8” deep X 1 1/2” holes drilled in their bases. The people who have these like to show off how they spin. Fun to make and fun to show.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 11-10-2013 08:35 PM

WOW, that is a beautiful bowl!!

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

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Dave Dufour

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#2 posted 11-10-2013 09:55 PM

Nice work, take a lot of patients.
Great job.

-- Dave, from Canada, http://simplywoodproducts.ca

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Chris Peroni

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#3 posted 11-11-2013 12:06 AM

Just checked out your 3 new posts – all beautiful! I recently acquired a lathe and just finished turning my first wood piece since high school. I already have my plan in place for finishing, but I am always curious about what techniques and products others use; what did you finish with?

-- Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. -Plato

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poospleasures

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

Hello Chris,
I most always use the same finish. It is 3 coats of SealCoat from Zinsser Co. with bowl on lathe and sanded between coats. After remounting and finishing bottom. Sand and use 1 or 2 coats spray poly. Shines nice and is hard as a rock.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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OldWolfsWoodShop

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#5 posted 11-11-2013 03:32 AM

Very nice, like the 2n1 idea

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Chris Peroni

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#6 posted 11-11-2013 04:22 AM

Thank you! I’ll have to look up SealCoat from Zinsser Co

-- Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. -Plato

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#7 posted 11-11-2013 06:29 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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#8 posted 11-11-2013 12:43 PM

Again, v, very impressive and beautiful work.

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#9 posted 11-11-2013 09:38 PM

You sure don’t do simple. You have a very nice eye for detail and design. Great wood selection! Nicely done.

-- "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 11-13-2013 05:49 PM

Spectacular piece! Beautiful wood combo and finish. Love that it spins. Excellent turning!

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poospleasures

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#11 posted 11-18-2013 06:04 PM

Thanks to all youall. Did I say that? Well thanks anyway.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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