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Arlin Eastman

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306 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: cherry lathe turning traditional

Here is a 12” x 4 1/2” with the walls 3/16” thick Cherry salad bowl that was requested by my oldest daughter.

Top of bowl

Bottom of bowl. This also lets you see the rings I put around the top for decoration and to help strengthen it.

The finish is first to cellouse sanding sealer then 12 coats of Wipe on Poly.
It is very water proof, but not dishwasher proof. I told her soap and water only.

Thanks for looking

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.


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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 306 days ago

Beautiful, Arlin! :)

Sheila

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William

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#2 posted 306 days ago

That is absolutely beautiful.
One day I only hope to make turnings this nice b

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Arlin Eastman

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#3 posted 306 days ago

I have a good friend at Woodnet that gave me the cherry bowl blank for which I am thankful.

Arlin

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 306 days ago

Very beautiful.

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lew

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#5 posted 306 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous, Arlin!!

Love those rings!

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PurpLev

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#6 posted 306 days ago

very nice. the finish on it looks excellent!

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WayneC

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#7 posted 306 days ago

Lovely Arlin.

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#8 posted 306 days ago

its always nice to be able to help your family when they ask for things we can make, it turned out really well arlin…

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Arlin Eastman

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#9 posted 306 days ago

Thank you so much Guys and Gals.

Labor of Love

Arlin

PS – I have done turnings for woodworkers here too.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Joe Lyddon

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#10 posted 306 days ago

Very NICE Arlin…

3/16” thick! That is really THIN! ... Hope it doesn’t break! :)

COOL Bowl!

Thank you!

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Arlin Eastman

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#11 posted 306 days ago

Joe

The top is a little thicker due to the beading and band I put along it. Makes the top 5/16 thick alittle over 1/4

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Rick M.

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#12 posted 306 days ago

Nice looking bowl. I’m working on getting sides thinner but I get a lot of vibration off the tool.

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BENTWOOD

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#13 posted 306 days ago

Very Lovely bowl. The upside down bowl photo almost looks like four bowls stacked…or is it just me? :)

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Dan'um Style

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#14 posted 306 days ago

wow … gorgeous bowl and rings really set if off

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#15 posted 306 days ago

I’d say your daughters request gave you the proper motivation. That is one very fine bowl!

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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