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Myrtle bowl (20)

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Project by Dave Polaschek posted 04-18-2021 08:43 PM 464 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

About 5.5 inches wide, by 2 inches tall. Turned from myrtle. Went pretty well overall. Guess I wasn’t trying anything too crazy on it. Finished with my usual tung oil and shellac finish, though mostly without the friction on this one. I think the last six or seven coats of shellac were brushed on after some hand sanding.

-- Dave - Santa Fe





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therealSteveN

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#1 posted 04-18-2021 09:40 PM

I like that shape, and the myrtle.

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#2 posted 04-18-2021 09:48 PM



I like that shape, and the myrtle.

- therealSteveN

Ditto

-- 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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#3 posted 04-18-2021 09:50 PM

Looks good, nice work.

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#4 posted 04-18-2021 10:28 PM

This piece of timber has some beautiful grain and figure.

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#5 posted 04-18-2021 11:11 PM

Looking good Dave. It looks like the inside bottom is flat across, great job. I have a few myrtle blanks out in the shop to turn.

-- Eric, building the dream

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#6 posted 04-19-2021 12:16 AM

looks sweet buddy,love that mrytlewood. love the shape on this one.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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Dave Polaschek

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#7 posted 04-19-2021 02:02 AM

Thanks, SteveN!

Thanks, Dick!

Thanks, Tom!

I agree, Peter! I was happily surprised when I got I to it and started to see what I had to work with! Thanks!

Thanks, Eric. It’s pretty flat. Not completely, but close.

Thanks, Pottz! A friend of mine turned a bowl like this for me four or five years ago, and I decided to see if I could copy it. Not even close, but I still like it.

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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pottz

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#8 posted 04-19-2021 02:04 AM



Thanks, SteveN!

Thanks, Dick!

Thanks, Tom!

I agree, Peter! I was happily surprised when I got I to it and started to see what I had to work with! Thanks!

Thanks, Eric. It’s pretty flat. Not completely, but close.

Thanks, Pottz! A friend of mine turned a bowl like this for me four or five years ago, and I decided to see if I could copy it. Not even close, but I still like it.

- Dave Polaschek


is that my from my stash ?

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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Dave Polaschek

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#9 posted 04-19-2021 02:07 AM

Nope. This was a chunk from Cook Woods. It’ll be a few weeks before I bust into your stash.

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#10 posted 04-19-2021 02:25 AM

that was a nice hunk of mrytle.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#11 posted 04-19-2021 02:39 AM

Very nice piece of Myrtle Dave, very light and very dark. Nice work. Maybe the tree grows on Myrtle beach. hahahahah.

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

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#12 posted 04-19-2021 02:43 AM

Could be, Dave. Thanks!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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