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Project by PGreene posted 07-21-2009 01:41 AM 1324 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some cedar logs outside the shop and a free afternoon this past weekend, and this was the result. This bowl is about 5 in high and 9 inches across. I used a green epoxy inlay in the voids of the cedar, then finished it with BLO and a waterbased clear finish, then waxed it. It’s definately not the prettiest shape but it was fun being at the lathe.

-- Patrick





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scrappy

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#1 posted 07-21-2009 02:07 AM

Very nice bowl. I like the colored epoxy. It gives it a little something extra.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#2 posted 07-21-2009 02:16 AM

Great job. Very nice color.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 07-21-2009 02:48 AM

I really like the color here.
Great job, an afternoon well spent.
Rod

-- R

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#4 posted 07-21-2009 04:54 AM

Well done. The dark red of the cedar and the green epoxy are a nice contrast.

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#5 posted 07-21-2009 05:02 AM

PGreene,
Nice looking bowl! I don’t see anything wrong with the shape at all, looks great to me. Very pretty grain effect with the cedar and coloring as well. I think you Turned out a great bowl. I’m gonna start looking around my shop for some of that cedar, pretty sure I aint got any though-LOL. Congratulations again on an excellent job!

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#6 posted 07-21-2009 07:43 AM

looks great

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