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My first blow out

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Project by davidmackv posted 143 days ago 617 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first blow out. Hopefully I will avoid this in the future. I was turning the foot on the bottom and it flew off.





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Thewoodman2000

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#1 posted 143 days ago

Don’t stop glue on another chunk and keep going! Show us what it ends up looking like.
The wood looks cool what kind is it?

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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CFrye

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#2 posted 143 days ago

Not a turner, yet, so I would like to see how you go about fixing this. As Thewoodman2000 said, it’s a cool piece of wood. Be a crime to waste it. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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NormG

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#3 posted 143 days ago

Looks like an opportunity for a different bowl design

-- Norman

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OldWrangler

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#4 posted 143 days ago

On some of my blow outs, I sawed the bottom off and just made a round picture frame. Hate to waste good wood.

-- If trees could scream, would we still cut them down. We might, if they did it all the time for no good reason

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whit

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#5 posted 143 days ago

Contrary to popular belief, it IS possible to make the inside of a bowl larger than the outside; it’s just not recommended. Glue a contrasting piece of wood on the bottom and go again. ;)

-- Even if to be nothing more than a bad example, everything serves a purpose. cippotus

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NaptownWood

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#6 posted 143 days ago

Several of those in my scrap bin. Sux, but i bet it wont happen again for a while.

-- Witty signature line still pending

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murch

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#7 posted 143 days ago

Funny how suddenly bowl turns to blow.
It certainly looks like a “save” is on the cards though.
Best of luck with it.

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

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GreenfireLatheLady

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#8 posted 105 days ago

Looks like you can salvage with some epoxy. Love the grain and the simple shape. Don’t despair….blowout happens to everyone!

-- --I live for sawdust.

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doubleDD

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#9 posted 105 days ago

Yup, had one of those a couple years ago. Gives great opportunity to expand your horizons with a add on piece.

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

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WoodlandSprite

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#10 posted 44 days ago

lol can always smooth the inside edge and sting the blowout inside it for a wind chime.

-- woodlandsprite * Setting out to change the world is for most of us doing the best we can to improve our little corner of it.*

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