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My Second bowl after one year. Wow I missed it.

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Project by jockmike2 posted 2143 days ago 1419 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My lathe has been down for over a year and I’ve been pretty excited to get it up and running. It still has some things to work out but works as good as I need. So I’m back in the saddle again as Tom would say. I’ve been on it constently my wife thinks I’m nuts, its just the OCD coming out in me. Love to all.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -





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mpwylie

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#1 posted 2143 days ago

Mike the bowl it beautiful. Hopefully I will get to work on some projects soon. I have the walls up in my shop now. I am going to paint the cinder blocks this weekend to help with humidity. I bought a dehumidifier last weekend and once I get the blocks painted I should be able to get the humidity down below 60%. I can’t wait to see more turnings.

-- Paul Wylie, Rogers, AR

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Karson

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#2 posted 2143 days ago

Mike the bowl is great looking. What is the wood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Dan'um Style

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#3 posted 2143 days ago

Good to see you are back in business. Keep on Truckin’

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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jockmike2

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#4 posted 2143 days ago

the wood is plain ole spalted maple with some ocluted bark and other goodies. Its was fun to turn anyway. Thanks guys.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#5 posted 2143 days ago

Good for you, you finally got it working.

Very nice Mike, Happy Turning!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Douglas Bordner

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#6 posted 2143 days ago

Glad to see you up and turning, Brother Mike. I blew out my v-belt awhile back and it wasn’t good to not have a lathe handy when needed/wanted. Splendid to see you at it.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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CedarFreakCarl

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#7 posted 2143 days ago

Wow, looks really nice!

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 2143 days ago

Thanks everyone, nice to hear the support.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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RAH

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#9 posted 2143 days ago

Glad to have you back in the shop again. Did you say your wife thinks you are nuts or she wants to use it for a nut bowl? Nice bowl I like the color.

-- Ron Central, CA

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 2143 days ago

Hi mike;

Fantastic looking bowl.

Plain ole spalted maple? How can you say that?

I’m a little concerned about you being in a saddle though.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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trifern

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#11 posted 2142 days ago

Glad to see you are back in the spin zone, Mike. Nice looking bowl, I look forward to seeing more. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Bob A in NJ

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#12 posted 2142 days ago

Good looking bowl, like this wood.

-- Bob A in NJ

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jockmike2

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#13 posted 2142 days ago

Thanks guys, don’t worry Lee I was speaking metaphorically. My scrotum could’nt take it. Thanks Joe, it looks like I have a way to go to catch up to you, if I ever could catch up to you. Did you carve those lateral lines in that last bowl? It looks very cool.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#14 posted 2142 days ago

that’s SWEEEET :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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DocK16

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#15 posted 2140 days ago

Nice bowl hope you’re comfortabel in the saddle, welcome back

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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