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Lidded Boxes #7: Ambrosia Maple and Bloodwood Bowls

12-11-2016 02:22 AM by HappyHowie | 3 comments »

I partially turned the bloodwood block today. I did that after attempting to fix the exposed end grain on the ambrosia maple bowl. For it I applied some wood filler. Then I sent it through several grits of sandpaper. i also made a small bottle of 1 pound cut of Zinsser sanding sealer by pouring an equal amount of denatured alcohol. With bowl I buffed on some carnauba wax. This photo was taken after I rubbed on sanding sealer and before buffying on the wax. This image is the blood...

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Turning Bowls from Green Wood - Tricks and Techniques

06-20-2012 04:38 PM by RobertJ | 6 comments »

IntroductionI’ve been turning large chunks of un-seasoned firewood since I started turning bowls over a year and a half ago. Much of the wood is turned without regard to it’s moisture content…I don’t have time to wait thru the recommended aging periods and I don’t choose to rough turn bowls and set them aside for a few months before turning them a second time. This isn’t about attitude, it’s about loving the experience of turning and accepting the cha...

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