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#1 posted 11-19-2013 10:20 AM
Pipe dreams. Looks great so far.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#2 posted 11-19-2013 04:49 PM
Haha, “Roy spots”. He does tend to leave DNA on his work.
-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com
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#3 posted 11-19-2013 10:01 PM
You gonna leave the bowl plain like that? Or maybe carve a face of some sort on it? (think Meerschaum style :-)
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#4 posted 11-19-2013 10:11 PM
After it dries, whatcha gonna put in it to smoke?Something to take the pain form all those nicks go away?
-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"
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#5 posted 11-19-2013 10:32 PM
Holy smoke. Looking good.
-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.
#6 posted 11-20-2013 03:00 AM
I refined the shape a little today, not enough to warrant another picture but it does look better. The shank ended up a little narrower than I wanted due to a little goof on the lathe but I’m hoping it will look alright.
@Joe, I am thinking on it. Won’t be a face but I do plan on rusticating the bottom where I whittled. It might stay the way it is with knife marks or I might try carving a surface texture. So the top will be smooth but the bottom will be rough. Then I’ll accent the rough part with some dye or stain. It’s a learning experience, I don’t expect the first one to be perfect.
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