Red Cedar Bowl

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Project by MarkStewart posted 03-13-2018 06:26 PM 1561 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this project shortly after getting my worksharp 3000, and it served as a test/training for me on how to use it.
With a soft wood like this cedar sharp tools are essential, so I quickly learned to use the worksharp which made all the difference, especially with all the knots in this piece. I finished with Howards butcher block conditioner after sanding to 600 and burnishing with shavings.

Here's a video of my process

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#1 posted 03-13-2018 06:59 PM

Looking good, sir! I like the blend of heart and sap wood. The knots really pop, too!

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#2 posted 03-13-2018 08:21 PM

You did a nice job on this bowl and the wood is wonderful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 03-13-2018 08:30 PM

Love red cedar

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#4 posted 03-13-2018 11:23 PM

Great job on your bowl Mark. I enjoyed your video as well.

-- Mark

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#5 posted 03-13-2018 11:52 PM

Very nice looking bowl.

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

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#6 posted 03-14-2018 12:48 AM

I love my Worksharp 3000 but I don’t use it for turning tools except for the back of my beading tool, love the color of the bowl

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#7 posted 03-14-2018 01:39 AM

Wow. Really pretty bowl -the colors in cedar are great and your bowl design is really nice. Thanks for sharing.

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#8 posted 03-14-2018 05:02 AM

Nice bowl. I have quite a few bigger chunks of cedar off a big tree from a couple of years ago. Might have to try a bowl like yours. Thanks

-- MEL, Kansas

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