Analine dyed bowl

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Project by peterrum posted 01-23-2016 12:52 PM 1049 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I tried some new techniques for this bowl which was made from some figured big leaf maple. It is 18” x 3”. The 2 1/2” rim is dyed with 5 coats of red analine dye, sanded down between coats. A poly finish tops it off with much sanding with 1000 grit to get the glass like finish for the final product. The Mrs. is happy with her new bowl.

-- Carpe Diem

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#1 posted 01-23-2016 05:43 PM

Great finish on your bowl Peter. Next time I’m in Kelowna I’ll make a side trip and drop by your shop.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#2 posted 01-23-2016 08:28 PM

Very nice bowl Peter. That looks great. It’s been said that brown paper(grocery bag) is like 1200 grit. Any thoughts on that?

-- Mark

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#3 posted 01-23-2016 10:11 PM

Thanks John and Mark. I should have said that I wet sanded with the 1000 grit and some paint thinner. It was recommended to me to go with 600 grit but I didn’t have any so went with what was available and it worked fine. I’ve usually only sanded to about 220 on projects but had to go finer for the smoother finish on the poly. Ill use that technique again.

-- Carpe Diem

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#4 posted 06-07-2018 01:02 PM

This is a fine bowl and it make a beautiful eye catcher.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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