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Project by poospleasures posted 06-09-2018 02:43 PM 1291 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello all you jocks. Sorry have not posted in a while. But here goes with a couple Ring Master bowls. The one on the RH is African Mahogany with some sap wood streaks which worked out to add some nice contrast. It is over
7” high by just over 9” dia. This one was cut to 1/2” thickness so I could finish on the lathe. The other is plain old Ky. Red Cedar with more really bright sap wood. # 1/2” high by 10” dia. and was finished on the RM. Since these two seemed to me to be in the same type showed both in same post. Both finished w/ shellac and poly. Thanks for looking. Comments and questions welcome.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#1 posted 06-09-2018 02:48 PM

great work,mate

-- bambi

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#2 posted 06-09-2018 02:49 PM

Nice work Vernon. Makes me want to get my RM out and dust it off.
Keep up the good work.

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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#3 posted 06-09-2018 02:52 PM

2 very nice looking bowls Vernon …. GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#4 posted 06-09-2018 03:22 PM

Jeez, these are really impressive.. great work!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#5 posted 06-09-2018 03:41 PM

These bowls turned out nicely.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#6 posted 06-09-2018 03:54 PM

Both are very pretty.

I actually like the cedar one better though. I have been a fan of that wood for 60+ years now.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#7 posted 06-10-2018 12:43 AM

Nice work Vernon. Funny, completely different woods and a lot of similarity.

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

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#8 posted 06-10-2018 01:14 AM

Super bowls, Vernon!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 06-10-2018 01:42 AM

Great job. the sapwood makes them both POP.
Love that timber.
Thanks for sharing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#10 posted 06-10-2018 03:24 AM

I am always impressed with projects made out of red cedar. Good job.

-- MEL, Kansas

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#11 posted 06-10-2018 11:54 AM

great job on those bowls!!!

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#12 posted 06-11-2018 05:26 PM

Beautiful Vernon, they look quite alike EXCEPT the colors are very different. Betcha in real life you need sun glasses to look at them

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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