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Old 07-15-2014, 09:41 PM   #1
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Default Another oval bowl.

I think my bowls are some what improving. I cut this one out of a piece of wood that I found in a thrift store and it believe it is curly maple. Man that wood was hard to cut. It was a little bit thicker than what the pattern called for, but I like the way it flared out. I still had some trouble with the glue but I think that is also a bit of an improvement and what Carole said, to put some mineral spirits on it and then mark where the glue is in a white pencil and then sand it. I did that and got better results but still a few that the sander could not get to. I put a wood turners finish on it and it has the kind of shine that I like in a bowl. Not a perfect bowl but an improvement and I'm pleased with it... Thanks for looking at it and any comments are more than welcome... Fay
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Old 07-15-2014, 09:44 PM   #2
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It looks elegant, Fay.
Beautiful wood and finish.
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Old 07-15-2014, 11:58 PM   #3
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Very nicely done Fay. I agree that the shiny finish sets it up nicely. That looks like curly maple to me. Thanks for sharing this bowl with us.

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Old 07-16-2014, 07:42 AM   #4
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Nice work again Fay!
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It's curved when I want straight, and straight when I want curved.

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You should be pleased, that is a beautiful bowl. The grain looks wonderful.
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If anyone should be woodworker it is someone named Sandy Oaks.

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Great job Fay.
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