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Emerging Bowl #1: Turning a Natural Edge Emerging Bowl- my method

02-01-2021 06:04 PM by Jim Jakosh | 19 comments »

One of the challenges of a wood turner is to make an emerging bowl. I have watched many videos of them in the making but one thing I failed to see is the process used in all these videos of how the piece was mounted and aligned for the turning the inside of the bowl. So here is my method that I thought I needed to do that. It might be overkill…....... but you decide.I first made a glue block for the bowl block so it had a clean surface after the first operation.

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Board center gauge - brass version blog

12-28-2013 05:43 PM by mafe | 17 comments »

Board center gaugebrass version This is a gauge I have seen boat builders use to mark center on both sides of boards when splitting them in half.The grooves will serve as a guide or the saw cut.After making one in wood, I wanted one to match my hardwood and brass gauges.(This was made February 2011, just never posted). As always we start with the materials.Ohhh yes and some good tobacco. Cut up some wood, I made some extra in pine for gifts. Also extra wood dowels. Now finding ...

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