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Melting pot, melting bowl

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Project by Bill posted 01-13-2014 08:32 PM 4973 views 39 times favorited 46 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These two turnings were made in the same process as my last post. The vase is roughly 9×9 and the bowl is roughly 9×8. I have been having fun turning these… they are a serious break from the norm.

I laid out how I did this in my last post, and used pretty much the same process this time. Woods used are just about every species in my arsenal, and also a couple pieces of plywood for good measure. I will not use plywood again… the glue used in the ply is not strong enough to withstand the abuses of this project.

Finished with wipe on poly, then buffed and waxed.

As a side note, I really want to do one of these in wenge and bloodwood, with a maple veneer separating them. It will take roughly six board feet of each specie, and that is too big a dent on a winter budget for me to pull off. Maybe after the next show.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 01-13-2014 08:41 PM

Those are really nice…Pieces of Art I would say

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#2 posted 01-13-2014 09:08 PM

Wow, this a realy cool technique you have invented

-- Dreaming patterns

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#3 posted 01-13-2014 09:18 PM

Really cool, fantastic artistic turning! Thanks for posting.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#4 posted 01-13-2014 09:21 PM

My brain is also melting. That is too cool.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#5 posted 01-13-2014 10:32 PM

Very cool, you should do a video.

-- God solves the problems we create...including "global warming".

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#6 posted 01-13-2014 10:53 PM

Exceptional!

-- Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.

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#7 posted 01-13-2014 11:52 PM

This is super! Good job. The contrasting wood and the wavy sides go great together. Keep ‘em coming!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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peteg

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#8 posted 01-14-2014 12:10 AM

You did a great job on this one, very nice :)
Pete

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

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Gary

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#9 posted 01-14-2014 12:19 AM

Those are really outstanding!!!

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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#10 posted 01-14-2014 12:31 AM

very, very cool

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#11 posted 01-14-2014 12:46 AM

Once again, your skills and imagination are second to none.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#12 posted 01-14-2014 01:27 AM

Dang, those are even more amazing than your boxes! (and that’s sayin a lot!)

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 01-14-2014 01:44 AM

Very nice you should do a blog on this.

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#14 posted 01-14-2014 02:26 AM

Very nice!

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory

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#15 posted 01-14-2014 03:00 AM

Amazing.

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