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Big maple bowl on new lathe

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Project by Norm192 posted 01-01-2014 10:09 PM 582 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got a new lathe for Christmas ( Nova 1624 ) and here is my first big bowl. Spalled maple 14-1/2” diameter and 7” tall. Lacquer finish. Mama bear already claimed this one! Enjoy, back to the lathe..





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#1 posted 01-02-2014 12:15 AM

That’s a beautiful piece. How did you keep it from splitting? I turned a smaller spalted blank into a bowl and it split in half almost. I’ve not had much luck yet with spalted wood.

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#2 posted 01-02-2014 01:20 AM

It does have a small crack that I stabilized with CA glue. Still holding together.

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#3 posted 01-02-2014 08:31 AM

i like the design of your bowl. nicely done.

-- Dave -

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#4 posted 01-06-2014 02:37 PM

Gorgeous bowl! The grains are stunning, surely a keeper.

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