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Black walnut bowl is 7 1/2” in diameter and 3” high.
Finish is Mahoney’s Walnut Oil, buffed with the Beall System.
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#1 posted 02-28-2014 11:00 PM
Another nice bowl, I really like Walnut … And the pattern around the side is put on how??
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#3 posted 03-01-2014 01:15 AM
Grumpymike—I used a shop-made texturing tool:
Eddie Castelin did a YouTube video ( http://youtu.be/G1DR3Ptv1QQ ) on making these tools. It has a spherical magnet at the bottom of hole with a bronze bushing and ball-bearing.
Eddie sells the bearing/bushing combo on his website: http://eddiecastelin.com/products_and_services
The rotary burr came from Grizzly.
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#4 posted 03-01-2014 04:06 AM
Great looking bowl. Good work with the shop made tool.
-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.
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#5 posted 03-01-2014 06:11 PM
Great bowl…great idea for a decortive side…...I love making my own tools…thanks for showing..Mike
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#6 posted 03-02-2014 01:56 AM
Another fine bowl…
... and That texturing… What a cool touch of class…
-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"
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#7 posted 03-06-2014 03:28 PM
Gorgeous bowl! Like the walnut and the great shape and finish. Great job!
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