More Bowls on the new lathe!

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Project by Mlke posted 06-16-2010 12:22 AM 1534 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A total of four bowls, two made out of brazillian oak, and two out of cherry. Both woods were from a wood gloat, for $20 i got a bit of soft maple, a bunch of cherry, a whole bunch of brazillian oak (which smells absolutely amazing, better than cedar imo) some white oak, a little cypress, and a little poplar.
The second picture is the brazillian oak, and the third is cherry. I noticed my first and last turnings sucked, while the others turned out very good.
All four bowls are finished with beeswax, and they are roughly around 4.5×1.5.
Out of a 1-10, id give em a 6 i think.

-- The hard work won't take too long, the impossible will take a little longer

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#1 posted 06-16-2010 12:22 AM

these are pretty crappy pictures… they look wayyy better in person.

-- The hard work won't take too long, the impossible will take a little longer

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#2 posted 06-16-2010 12:38 AM

glad to have you turning, keep it up ,it just gets better its a good start

-- jim nevada

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#3 posted 06-16-2010 12:40 AM

Very well done Mike

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#4 posted 06-16-2010 01:01 AM

Nice bowls but where’s the picture of the new lathe? The heading said new lathe so I am curious as to what you got.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 06-16-2010 01:59 AM

nice bowls Mike, I also would like to see your new jet. They are very nice lathes….Enjoy!

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............

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#6 posted 06-16-2010 10:12 AM

Looking good, now pass the Rasin Brand!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 06-16-2010 10:41 AM

Niced bowls with the new lathe, that sounds like a good buy on the wood.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#8 posted 06-16-2010 03:21 PM

I take it you aren’t new to turning just a new lathe. Your work is good.

-- When you know better you do better.

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