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Bowls old and new

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Project by GreenfireLatheLady posted 129 days ago 371 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First photo is of my first bowl (right), made of cherry and finished with Myland’s High Friction Polish. My latest bowl (left and subsequent photos) is from a piece of apple I got off a clearance shelf at Woodcraft. It had some voids, so I used epoxy with brown dye to fill them. Finished with Shellawax EEE and Shellawax Polish.

I actually was able to get two bowls out of the apple, and this is the smallest. The other one is holding our TV remotes!

Enjoy!

-- --I live for sawdust.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 129 days ago

These are all nice. Welcome to lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 129 days ago

Nice rounded bowl. The epoxy worked out fine. Good work. I have a few apple logs from last year hoping they will be ready for turning soon.

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

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Thewoodman2000

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#3 posted 129 days ago

Nice work I like how you fixed the Voids by showing them off!

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 129 days ago

Nice bowls. Check you neighborhood for some one cutting down a tree and you can find some great wood for green bowl turning. There is a ton of it our there and it goes to the landfill or for firewood and it has all this character, too.

Nice job on all of them!!........................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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CFrye

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#5 posted 113 days ago

How long between the two, GFLL? Both look good to me.

-- God bless, Candy

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