9" walnut bowl

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Project by jtriggs posted 07-05-2017 07:27 PM 1129 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished my largest walnut bowl to date this past week. It has some nice crotch and sapwood highlights mixed in. It’s just over nine inches in diameter. I turned it on my Nova 16-24 lathe while wet back in August of last year. Stored it in a shaving filled grocery bag until recently and it finished up nice. i like using Myland’s High Build Friction polish. I get it at Woodcraft.

Thanks for looking.

-- Jon --Always remember, never live your life by a motto.

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#1 posted 07-05-2017 08:12 PM

Real nice, Walnut is a great wood for turning.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#2 posted 07-05-2017 08:34 PM

Lovely rich looking piece Jon, nicely done

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 07-05-2017 10:13 PM

Beautiful wood and nice finish. Figured Walnut is my all time favorite wood.


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#4 posted 07-06-2017 02:04 PM

This bowl is so beautiful and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 07-06-2017 06:30 PM

Thanks, all. I do so like working with walnut.

-- Jon --Always remember, never live your life by a motto.

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#6 posted 07-06-2017 11:34 PM

That’s one beautiful bowl. I like the mixed highlights.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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