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4 Legged Square Bowl

This is a beautiful piece of walnut and would have been excellent expect for some small cracks running through it. I've turned a few of this form before but they have always come out a little "chunky" looking. This is the best one formwise so far. It's 5" square and a little under 2" tall.

As I was turning it I realized that one of the legs was about to come loose from one of the cracks so I glued it up with epoxy which left a stain I couldn't completely sand out. I sprayed the piece with a sanding sealer before gluing but it still stained. Any tips on gluing walnut?

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Very nice.I'm a rookie turner so I'm still trying to figure out how you held it in the lathe,LOL Itchy

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Looks good. Epoxy is pretty hard to control and hide. You might try CA glue next time, medium works well for what you are trying to do. It will leave a little line but shouldn't soak in too deep and leave a stain.
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That's a great looking winged bowl, too bad about the crack.

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Very nice.I'm a rookie turner so I'm still trying to figure out how you held it in the lathe,LOL Itchy
I'm with you Itchy. I haven't done any turning so this piece really amazes me. really cool design
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