|Derek Lane||28/03/2011 14:47:13|
3219 forum posts
Thought I would try this style of bowl for a change (Knuckles kept out of way).
I am pretty pleased with the outcome Bowl made from Chestnut and finished with Finishing Oil
Size is 7" long 5" wide and the bowl is 4 3/4"
Edited By Derek Lane on 28/03/2011 14:51:48
|dennis wake||28/03/2011 17:56:59|
2044 forum posts
that is a verry nice bowl mate i have done this type of bowl (on with one now at our club in ash with natural edge  but never gon as thin as you have on the rim.
|Big Al||28/03/2011 18:20:18|
|1602 forum posts|
Nice bowl derek, it looks very dark for chestnut, did you stain it?
I must admit that a square bowl is one of the things that I want to have a go at one day.
|Simon Reeves||28/03/2011 18:40:59|
622 forum posts
Lovely bowl Derek. I've not tried any proper offset turning yet (other than a really out of balance large blank!), so this is just the incentive.
|paul johnson 2||28/03/2011 19:25:08|
197 forum posts
Thats spot on Derek I like this one a lot, Pitty you couldnt get a ceramic one like that somewhere to put the bread and butter, i like how thin you have gone with it well done.
|Ralph Harvey||28/03/2011 20:12:50|
|3274 forum posts|
That is a very impresive piece of turning, not an easy thing to do but you have done it really well.
|Alan T.||28/03/2011 20:20:51|
|1033 forum posts|
|Hi Derek, Add my congrats to the others . A very nice bowl. Well done. Alan T.|
|Derek Lane||28/03/2011 20:25:28|
3219 forum posts
Thanks all for the comments. The flat area is 1/8" thick and was turned very carefully with the lightest of cut and finished with sandpaper and the lathe stopped.
No way was i going to sand that part with the lathe on.
The bowl part was sanded with the lathe on.
Al it is chestnut but I think the picture does not help as it came out darker than it actually is
169 forum posts
|thats a lovely item derek, it must be really hard to do doesent the fact its not balanced affect the way it spins? im not a lathe man!|
711 forum posts
Wow We Derek, I'm very envious, absolutely superb.
406 forum posts
lovely bowl derek, I still havent worked up the courage to try something like that. I'm too fond of my knuckles! well done
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