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Offline Powder Keg

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Willow Bowl
« on: April 07, 2013, 08:34:07 PM »
Last week a friend had me help clean out her shop because shes moving. There were a few pieces of willow that were big enough to make some smallish bowls out of and she said I could have them. I noticed that the bark was stuck good to the wood so I thought I would try to turn a natural edge bowl. This is what I ended up with. It's about 6 1/2" in diameter and 2 1/2" tall. It will get an oil finish when I'm done sanding it. This stuff seems to like to tear out a bit. My tools were razor sharp and I still had trouble with it.





I'll try and get more in progress pictures next time.

~Wes~
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Re: Willow Bowl
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2013, 09:12:57 PM »
That looks great, Wes!
I love it when a Plan B comes together!
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Re: Willow Bowl
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2013, 03:19:50 AM »
Very nice Wes. I've wanted to turn a natural edge bowl for ages but never got round to it. I've only turned Willow once, it was still green and I got soaked with sap!

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Re: Willow Bowl
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2013, 03:47:14 AM »
Wes.
That's another beauty!  :clap: :clap: :thumbup:

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Re: Willow Bowl
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2013, 09:54:49 AM »


       A great result on a difficult turn.

                                                        David