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Derek Lane29/08/2017 18:51:32
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dscf8336.jpgAfter making the half track I needed to do something simple so I have just finished this bowl made from Chestnut burr and measures 9" X 4 1/2" Finished with a food safe oil/Mineral oil and then woodwax 22 paste and hand buffed.dscf8331.jpg

Robin Buckland 330/08/2017 08:17:39
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Hi Derek,

That is an unusual and lovely looking bowl.thumbs up

Robin

Derek Lane30/08/2017 13:54:05
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Thank you Robin.

sad sam31/08/2017 20:15:56
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This looks really good derek well done

I'm glad you mentioned putting wax on after oiling it I have not tried that put may do i have just finished a similar piece if just oiled it about an hour ago so if I'm not happy with it I will try your method and wax it

Derek Lane31/08/2017 21:45:44
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Posted by sad sam on 31/08/2017 20:15:56:

This looks really good derek well done

I'm glad you mentioned putting wax on after oiling it I have not tried that put may do i have just finished a similar piece if just oiled it about an hour ago so if I'm not happy with it I will try your method and wax it

Thank you.

I oiled it with at least three coats until I had an even coverage then left to harden for 24 hours before applying wax.

What oil did you use

sad sam01/09/2017 12:04:29
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Hi Derek

The oil I've used is just known as as finishing oil that I buy from my woodturning club

I will put it on line when its finished

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