Spalted Ash Bowl

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Project by ja6ke posted 203 days ago 596 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I am relatively new to turning so more than a few of the predecessors of this bowl ended up in the fire pile but I kind of liked this one. Spalted Ash (I think), the wood was a freecycle find. The walls are a bit thicker than I would like, I probably need to splurge on some calipers. Creating spalted wood or in my case forgetting I left the wood behind the garage seems to play to a number of my strengths though…

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#1 posted 203 days ago

Very nice bowl. Great selection of lumber. Well done. Welcome to LJ’s

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

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#2 posted 203 days ago

Came up a fine looking bowl. Thin walls / thick walls – doesn’t matter.
Whenever you’re happy with the look of it, it’s finished.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#3 posted 203 days ago

wow, looks very nice, love the variation in color, Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#4 posted 203 days ago

Very nice bowl! Welcome to the LJ community. :)

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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#5 posted 203 days ago

Great. For a new turner you took on a difficult wood to work with and the results came out well.
Now you need to work with something easier like a fruit wood.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#6 posted 203 days ago

Thanks to all for the comments and welcome.

Les, I am keeping my eye out for some pear on CL. Until then I am working with black walnut, and ash and maple spalted to various degrees. I do look forward to working with something a bit more stable…

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#7 posted 202 days ago

Very nice bowl and spalted ash. Your doing a great job keep turning them out and I am sure it will all become second nature in turning. I have yet to start turning myself but that day is not far away and looking forward to it.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#8 posted 202 days ago

Very nice. Love the wood. Glad to have another turner aboard.

-- Glen

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#9 posted 199 days ago

It’s lovely, the wood has very nice colors and grains and well shaped. Great job and welcome!

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