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It’s Hip to Be Square

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Project by Tayraylor posted 04-07-2019 01:52 PM 749 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Our woodturning club’s President’s Challenge for this month is to turn a square bowl. My version…curly walnut. Approximately 9” x 5”. Finish is wipe on poly thinned with 50% mineral spirits

-- Ray, Northwest Arkansas





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MontanaBob

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#1 posted 04-07-2019 02:37 PM

Beautiful grain in that piece….. Outstanding….

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Andrek

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#2 posted 04-07-2019 11:04 PM

Wow ! how can you not love walnut and such a beautiful piece of art. thank you for showing.

-- andrek

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#3 posted 04-08-2019 01:29 AM

Very Attractive. I don’t know how you did it, but I like the way it looks.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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Tayraylor

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#4 posted 04-08-2019 01:54 AM

I held the rectangular block with cole jaws off center and turned a small tenon. Rounded over the edge as well while still working on the back.

Reversed the piece and held it in a one way chuck in the small tenon.

Left the top flat and turned the shallow bowl on top.

Hand sanded.

-- Ray, Northwest Arkansas

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#5 posted 04-08-2019 02:20 PM

beautiful bowl,love your design and the wood just pops.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#6 posted 04-08-2019 03:32 PM

Nice rectangle…

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Tayraylor

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#7 posted 04-08-2019 05:41 PM

It’s hip to be rectangular just didn’t seem to work!

-- Ray, Northwest Arkansas

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swirt

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#8 posted 04-09-2019 01:16 AM

TayRaylor Thanks for the explanation. I appreciate it.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#9 posted 04-14-2019 06:21 PM

Beautiful walnut. Nice work.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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