|Project by cajunpen||posted 04-01-2014 01:04 AM||1032 views||1 time favorited||10 comments|
Not having any wood large enough to turn a bowl I decided to glue up a bowl blank. I have a piece of Walnut that is 6 1/8” x 36” and 1” thick. I cut off a 13” piece and ran that and an incredible piece of Oak that I’ve had around for years waiting for the right project. I ran all the pieces through the drum sander and got them dead flat, glued up the blank and mounted it on the lathe. It produced a mountain of really fine curly pieces of wood – but I got this shaped and sanded. I used O. B.’s Shine Juice (Eddies Castelin's Video) for the finish – this is a mixture of equal parts of Denatured Alcohol, Clear Shellac and BLO. The finished bowl is 5 3/8” x 2 5/8”.
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