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post #1 of 7 Old 04-24-2011, 03:55 PM Thread Starter
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another cherry bowl

my dad had this piece of wood and was scared to turn it on his shopsmith so i turned it
the big side sticking up scared me bad but i just took my time and did it
whatcha think?
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post #2 of 7 Old 04-24-2011, 04:03 PM
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Cool stuff Robert!

My first coupla odd-shaped turnings worried me a bit, also...
Rap yer knuckles a coupla times and you learn to pay attention to the parts ya can't see!

Thanks for sharing.

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...ever notice how "I'm sorry" and "I apologize" mean the same thing, unless you are at a funeral..?
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Try a little blue tape on the high edge and it'll help you see it better.

That bowl was perfect right up until that last cut...
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Cool bowl Robert. Nice that it didn't come apart on you. I like the natural edge and the voids.
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post #5 of 7 Old 04-24-2011, 10:25 PM
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another cherry bowl

I love those NE pieces,you done did good Another tip is when I do those type of pieces,I turn the outside to completion then I use thar clear wrapping tape to help hold it together,its cheap and doesn't leave any kind of residue on the wood,Did I say its CHEAP

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What do I think? I think you are very brave and it turned out beautifully. The shape below the natural edge is especially cool to me. Love it.
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Gotta love those gnarly pieces. You did a real nice job with it.

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