Palo Verde bowl

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Forum topic by jeff posted 06-06-2016 08:54 AM 685 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-06-2016 08:54 AM

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Jerry aka Nubsnstubs was doing a demo at our local Woodcraft a few months ago.He was kind enough to give me this chunk of palo verde and this is how it turned out.

Measures 2 1/4” depth x 6 3/4” width.It was pretty buggy as you can see.Finish is a wiped on boiled linseed oil.Jerry thx.again…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#1 posted 06-06-2016 11:52 AM

Nice looking bowl


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#2 posted 06-06-2016 12:58 PM

Why shucks, Jeff, that’s a mighty fine looking bowl. It really is. I was wondering what happened to that piece of wood. You did a great job on it. How did you finish the bottom? I know for certain you couldn’t use a vacuum and you don’t have my Tail Stock Steady, so how’d you do it? ............. Jerry (in Tucson)

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#3 posted 06-06-2016 08:42 PM

Thx.Ron…Jerry,I used a worm screw mounted in my chuck to turn the outside shape,I then turned a recess tenon for the bottom and reversed it in my chuck to turn the inside.I tried to make my final cuts as smooth as possible because I had a feeling trying to sand the surface with all those holes would grab the sand paper and I was right.Took a little extra time to finish it up.I had to use compressed air to remove the dust out of the holes.I hadn’t turned Palo Verde before so thx.again.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#4 posted 06-06-2016 09:51 PM

Very nice work!

-- Currently turning lumber into sawdust at The Foundry,

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