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Preventing Your Bowl Blanks from Cracking Up

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Maple bowl in progress Turning a bowl from inexperienced wood creates further strain on the woodworker that has nothing to do with screwing up the work with a software catch. A hunk of inexperienced wood that has been cut up and/or sawn out right into a bowl like object is shedding moisture quick and it’ll begin to crack up proper earlier than your eyes. This is the reason most bowl turners state that when you get began […]

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The Renaissance Woodworker

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Relating to ending, I’m an fool so I attempt to maintain my finishes fool proof. This is applicable doubly to ending bowls that I’ve turned. Step 1: Open can of Danish Oil Step 2: Wipe Danish throughout bowl till it stops absorbing the oil. Step three: Sing a few verses of no matter is enjoying on the stereo (or wipe oil on to different handy surfaces within the store) Step four: Repeat till desired shine is achieved […]

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Faster than a Speeding Bowl

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When you get labelled a “woodworker” by your circle of buddies, colleagues, acquaintances, and so forth you typically get requested (on the final minute) to create presents for birthdays, retirements, or colonoscopy appointments. So it was pure when a colleague of mine on the lumber yard retired that I discovered myself on the lathe pedaling away and making a Teak bowl. I’m not a prolific bowl maker however I do take pleasure in face plate work now […]

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