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I only use hand tools.
Is there a way to get rid of numerous divets, on the concave surface of a rainbow poplar bowl?


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welcome - where are you from ?
good clear PHOTOS of your project and your concerns
will help us help you.
seeing what tools you are using will also be of assistance.
are you making a 4" sugar bowl or a 2ft dough mixing bowl.
your carving technique and experience will also fall into play.
it is not that simple of a question that you have posed to the gallery
without some kind of references.



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Originally Posted by bardo View Post
I only use hand tools.
Is there a way to get rid of numerous divets, on the concave surface of a rainbow poplar bowl?

Welcome to the forum, Bob! Add your location to your profile so it shows in the side panel. Add your name to your signature line and it will show in each post.

Are you talking about 'divots', as in little tears in the grain? Are your tools sharp, are you cutting against the grain causing it to lift and tear...? Show us some photos, please.



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