Tiny Pine End Grain Bowl #2

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Project by palaswood posted 149 days ago 448 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the 2nd little end grain bowl I got off that pine log/branch I brought home. The piece was a section of the pine trunk with a thick branch piece coming out. This is from the branch. The log will become a bowl or two soon enough.

I had just made a thicker, practical version so I wanted to make a thin, artsy bowl this time. I got the walls very thin, a smidgen over 1/16th inch if I had to guess.

Again this was hand sanded from 100 to 2000 after sanding on the lathe to about 320/400 (cant remember exactly.)
This was finished with Formby’s Tung Oil Finish.

I turned this a few months back, and it remains one of my favorites to this day.

-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA,

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#1 posted 149 days ago

Very nice, what kind of pine?

-- John, South Dakota

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#2 posted 145 days ago

good work, turning with the pith in and not having it crack is nice. Keep up the good work.

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#3 posted 145 days ago

no idea what kind Dakotajack, just found a log on the ground in the woods :)

-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA,

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#4 posted 144 days ago

Beautiful bowl! Great shape and it came out really thin and smooth. Like those pretty grains, colors and figures of your pine. Great job!

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#5 posted 131 days ago

Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 131 days ago

Thanks Roger. Guess what!? I just sold this little guy on Etsy. my FIRST Sale! Im gonna miss him…we had some good times sniff (got $24 for it). at 2 1/2” at its widest, not bad for my first.

-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA,

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