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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Buse Township MN

    My apologies to Mark Cothren...

    .....whom I shamelessly stole this idea from!

    I had this ugly walnut hunk laying around from last year's free tree's, about 11" x 16", couple coats of Danish oil..............

    ...and the bottom.

    Any and alll comments, cracks, slams accepted. Sorry for the pics, my photo tent is loaned to a friend.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    That looks cool, Barry. Seems to be a lot of that going around. (I'll have pics posted of my version before too long.) Between Mark Cothren and Jeff Bower, they may have started a mini revolution for thick bowls.

    That chunk of scrap sure has some nice figure in it.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Pickles Gap, Arkansas
    Oh, I'm sure I was the first and only person to ever turn a bowl in a rough chunk of wood...

    Looks great, Barry! Nice work.
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Des Moines, IA
    Another really nice piece of work. I think I may have to try something like that. I like the fact that you guys are thinking outside the bowl.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Lakeport NY and/or the nearest hotel
    point of order,
    if you really can't think of anything else to do with the rest of that 'ugly' walnut, I have plenty of room in my shop for it.. I might have to cut it up a bit more for it to fit on my midi though.

    bet that was a lot of fun in propeller mode. I can't tell, is there a finish on there at all, or are you leaving it natural?

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