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Forum topic by gwilki posted 03-02-2016 10:32 PM 796 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-02-2016 10:32 PM

This is segmented in that it is two pieces.Each is turned separately as a bowl, of sorts, then they are glued up into one piece. It is about 9” in diameter and 4 1/2” high. Wall thickness is too thick at about 3/16”. This one is cherry, stained with red sedona, then sanded so that most of the stain is gone. Finish is rattle can lacquer.

Comments and critiques are all welcome.

-- Grant Wilkinson, Ottawa ON

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#1 posted 03-02-2016 11:10 PM

Yours turned out really nice.

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#2 posted 03-03-2016 01:40 AM

I LIKE it!
Cool idea.

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#3 posted 03-03-2016 01:52 AM

As the astronauts would say. ” A-OK ”. Keep em coming.

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#4 posted 03-03-2016 04:04 AM

Looks like it was turned from one piece. Mission Accomplished !

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#5 posted 03-06-2016 08:29 AM

I think you did a swell job and fantastic of lining up the grain also.

I have only turned Cherry once and loved it. Hopefully I can get some more in the future and teach the vets like me how nice it is to use

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#6 posted 03-06-2016 10:20 AM

It looks like a Flying Saucer for sure,
and a very well finished one at that.

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