Son's first you tube video - bowl turning

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Blog entry by Blake Haskins posted 01-24-2016 10:04 AM 1472 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Son got a lathe for christmas and has turned quiet a few bowls in the last month. He’s 14 and has picked it up pretty quick. He’s also been wanting to start making you tube videos, as he spends a lot of time watching other woodworker’s stuff. Im impressed at how good it turned out as it was his first effort at any kind of video production. In the 8 min video below he goes through the process from preparing the log (pear tree) to final sanding of the small bowl.

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#1 posted 01-24-2016 03:01 PM

Good video!! Thanks

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#2 posted 01-24-2016 04:34 PM

Nice! I subscribed. Never to old to learn something new, even from someone younger than you. Thanks for sharing!

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#3 posted 01-25-2016 02:09 AM

I haven’t turned any thing in over 25 years.
I just picked up a used Shopsmith for the drill press but this video just turned on the light that I now have the tool to make some simple bowls and the like.
Thanks great first video.

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