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This set is along the same lines as an earlier project in my gallery. The materials are maple and mahogany. The large bowl is 13” x 4.5” and the smaller ones are 8” x 2.25”.
This project is going to a fund raising auction at my grand kids school.
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#1 posted 02-25-2014 12:37 AM
Great job. I hope they sell well. I hope people appreciate em and bid accordingly. That is a nice set.
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#2 posted 02-25-2014 12:40 AM
Nice looking set … I hope my wife doesn’t see them …
-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.
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#3 posted 02-25-2014 03:19 AM
The bowl set looks awesome, nice turnings.
-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.
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#4 posted 02-25-2014 10:27 AM
Nice work, they should get pretty penny for those.
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#5 posted 02-25-2014 05:41 PM
Nice bowls. I love the segmented stuff! What glue do you use? What finish do you use? Do you think they can/will actually be used for salads? Have you used other segmented bowls for salads? How will they hold up being used and washed?
-- Dennis, WV
#6 posted 02-25-2014 06:28 PM
Dennis (drbyte), I use Titebond II for glue and finish them with General Finishes’ Salad Bowl Finish (available at Rockler). I have used other bowls for salads. The bowls need to be washed with a mild dish detergent and dried promptly. No soaking or dishwasher.
None of my bowls have needed refinishing but the bowls can be refinished by rubbing the surface with 0000 steel wool then wiping on additional Salad Bowl Finish. My neighbor had an old wood salad bowl that had not been treated well. We sanded it and applied several coats of Salad Bowl Finish with a great result.
Thanks for your questions.
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#7 posted 02-27-2014 05:54 PM
What a gorgeous set. I hope those grandkids inherit some of your talent, too.
#8 posted 03-07-2014 04:50 PM
Well, the bowls sold for $200 which is slightly disappointing. But, the school is money ahead and my son was able to apply the time it took to make the bowls towards the volunteer time each family gives to the school.
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#9 posted 03-07-2014 05:35 PM
These are so clean and nice. You did a fine job on ‘em.
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