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    simple bowl

    As you all know by now i don't do many bowls. Well needed something to do that was quick and simple, so a bowl it was. needed a brake from the carved piece i'm working on. DNW 9 3/4x 3, finish is just multi coats lacquar,knocked down with steelwool, and will wax and buff in a few days after it has cured a while.Click image for larger version. 

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    Looks good from here, Steve. I have no idea what the wood is, but it's got some cool things going on.
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    Nice Steve. Sometimes simple goes a long way. This one works just fine.
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    Simple Bowl WITH PERSONALITY!

    Thanks for showing.


    Enjoy,

    JimB
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    Nice. Simple yet elegant.
    Chinese Proverb: Man who eats many prunes gets good run for the money.

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    Good looking bowl. Simple but yet has beauty.
    Bernie W.

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    Nice job on the tough grain change areas. Good form, no flats there.

    I'll second Vaughns question on the type of wood?

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    Very nice Steve. No get back to carving!
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    Sometimes simple is good. That's the case here!

    Bruce
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    "The great thing about turning is that all you have to do is remove what's not needed and you have something beautiful. Nature does the hard part!"

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    Good solid bowl bud...if it holds M&M's...it's worth the effort!
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