First Oak Bowl

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Project by pudtiny posted 01-28-2013 08:51 AM 1175 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at turning dry oak. Its 7” diameter and 2.25” deep. Finished with 12 coats of oil and hard wax.

All comments welcome

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#1 posted 01-28-2013 09:11 AM

Cool, Welcome to LJ!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 01-28-2013 03:35 PM

Very nice bowl.

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#3 posted 01-28-2013 04:34 PM

Good job. I like the knots in it.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#4 posted 01-28-2013 06:13 PM

Like it a lot. Knots give it character. Like the wood and the design. Good work.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#5 posted 01-28-2013 11:19 PM

Sweet! Excellent first bowl!

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#6 posted 01-29-2013 04:16 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. Very nice bowl.

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#7 posted 01-29-2013 10:10 AM

Thanks for all your kind comments

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#8 posted 02-09-2013 05:42 PM

Nice first bowl Pud, my first was never that nice, still have mine, keep it to remind me to do better. Your on your way, welcome to the Jocks. Now, lets see some of those eggs you were asking about. I posted a little explanation as how to turn them on that thread.

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#9 posted 02-09-2013 06:35 PM

Thanks. I shall be giving eggs a try. Its a bit cold in the UK at the moment so doing more research than turning as my workshop is at about 2 degrees C.

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