Australian Walnut Bowls.

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Project by BobWemm posted 03-20-2014 08:09 AM 516 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished these two bowls a couple of days ago but we have had long blackouts so “No Power, No Post”.

Both bowls are from the same blank and sadly the photos do not do the wood justice. The grain is absolutely beautiful.

Both bowls are finished with Shellawax Glow, and sanded to 400.

No. 1 is 9.5in x 2.5in
No. 2 is 6.5in x 1.5in.

C & C welcome and Thank you for looking.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 03-20-2014 08:20 AM

Another couple of bowls Bob, you have this coring down pat. The grain looks OK to me/ Nicely finished once again.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#2 posted 03-20-2014 11:01 AM

Two more very nice bowls and great looking wood, really beautiful grain. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#3 posted 03-20-2014 12:53 PM

Beautifully done. Great to see walnut when it shows slight hue of different color. No power, no post, NO WOODWORKING.

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

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#4 posted 03-20-2014 01:18 PM

Another beautiful set of bowls! Walnut is so rich looking, it’s one of my favorite woods.
Nice work Bob!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#5 posted 03-20-2014 03:43 PM

These are just beautiful Bob, got to love that walnut

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#6 posted 03-20-2014 03:45 PM

Wonderful job! I really need to learn how to make those.

-- "The Cedar King"

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#7 posted 03-20-2014 08:13 PM

Look great, hope the beer did not get hot during the down time !

Just out of interest what is the surface finish ?

I have been practicing wood polishing this week, and have some walnut blocks.

-- Regards Robert

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#8 posted 03-21-2014 01:08 AM

Hi Rob,
the finish is U-Beaut Shellawax Glow.
Sanded to 400.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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#9 posted 03-21-2014 05:28 AM

Beautiful Bowls Bob, Lovely smooth finish and the swirling effect in the timber looks great. A job well done!!


-- Cliff Australia

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#10 posted 03-23-2014 12:17 AM

Wow, nice figure in those.

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