Banana Hanger / Fruit Bowl

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Project by MactheKnife posted 04-15-2013 10:36 PM 1442 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a piece commissioned by my Girlfriend. She wanted a Banana Stand, I made her a fruit bowl as well!

This from an off cut of American Walnut I was given, I squared it off and then turned it as a square bowl on the lathe, one of the off cuts became the vertical part.

The underside is undercut and the parts assembled without glue or fasteners.

Finish is 2 coats of friction polish and beeswax.

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#1 posted 04-16-2013 01:04 AM

That is a very nice piece and should be quite useful. You said it was “commissioned” by your girlfriend – did you mean that you charged her for it :-)?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 04-16-2013 08:46 PM

She made my dinner, guess thats fair recompense for my labours!

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#3 posted 04-18-2013 02:29 PM

What a great design for a fruit stand! Like it very much, will get plenty of use and a wonderful table centerpiece.

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