Redwood router bowls

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Project by devann posted 01-12-2011 08:20 AM 2630 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of three heart shaped redwood bowls that I made for Mothers day. The other is a free form shape I wanted to try just to see if I could do it. I also have an unfinished oval in the growing unfinished project pile. I used a jigsaw, to cut the basic shape and a router with a core box bit for the inside and a large round over on the outside. Then sandpaper and chisel. Finished with linseed oil

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#1 posted 01-12-2011 08:40 AM

that’s cool man.

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#2 posted 01-12-2011 09:59 AM

I second that.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 01-14-2011 10:38 PM

Thank you guys. I have another one to post when I take a photo. It’s a free form design, wanted to see if I could do it. I accidentally made it look like an electric guitar body with no neck. I can’t put a neck on it because the end where it goes is just to complex. But I do want to make a guitar shaped bowl. After making these bowls I want a pin router.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#4 posted 03-12-2011 05:20 PM

Those are really neat…love the way the grain shows…kind of looks like the earth layers in the Grand Canyon!

-- Stephen Mines ([email protected])

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