Lided bowl/box

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Project by Ovidiu posted 04-06-2012 10:53 AM 1501 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last year I got from my mother’s parents’ home a piece of oak plank, over 70 years old. From it I made ​​this bowl with lid. I’m going to make it a gift to my mother. Thus she always have something to remind her the house where she grew up.

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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#1 posted 04-06-2012 12:39 PM

This is a very unusual design and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 04-06-2012 12:47 PM

Sweet!! Nice joe of turning and finishing. It is a cool piece!!

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

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#3 posted 04-06-2012 03:04 PM

You’ve just shown that oak works for more than just flatwork. Great job!

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#4 posted 04-06-2012 03:15 PM

Good looking wood, great looking project

-- Don, Royersford, PA

#5 posted 04-06-2012 05:31 PM

Very interesting work!!!


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#6 posted 04-06-2012 05:53 PM

Nice Job. I like the rolled edge on the top of the bowl.
Did you have any problem with chip out on the legs?

It does look very familiar. I posted one quite like it in my projects about 2 years ago.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#7 posted 04-06-2012 07:43 PM

Where have I seen this before?

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#8 posted 04-06-2012 08:57 PM

hi very nice looks great i love oak


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#9 posted 04-07-2012 05:34 AM

Thanks for apreciations.
It may. I am a beginner and I’m not sufficiently prepared to invent new models. But good enough to get inspiration from others better than me. But each piece has a personal touch, don’t you think?

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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#10 posted 04-07-2012 04:23 PM

No two pieces of work are the. I personally am weak on design ideas but strong on application of them; with my own modifications or course. So we grow from other peoples work. The greatest inventors do not spontaneously produce new ideas. They draw inspiration from many different sources and people.

It has been said that copying is the greatest form of flattery. I post most of my work not for admiration but to help others form ideas for their work and I regularly visit this site to for that same reason.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#11 posted 04-08-2012 06:08 AM

Les, you quite right.

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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#12 posted 04-11-2012 08:59 PM

great work

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