Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 26 to 37 of 37

Thread: Woodworking

  1. #26
    Outraged bystander markwoll's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Northern Virginia
    Posts
    2,492

    Recent bowl

    I found a piece of maple up the street left by a utility crew.
    It was a crotch and I thought that I could get some of the feather pattern in a bowl.
    So after a couple of hours work I came up with this natural edge bowl.
    I almost got the crotch feather across the bottom, not quite. And I knocked off a piece of bark.
    It's about 10" across and about 6" tall.
    It was green ( wet ) wood so it is sitting in a paper bag in the garage slowly drying ( to prevent cracking ).
    There are lots of tool marks because I didn't want to sand it while wet.
    When I figure it is dry I will sand and finish it.
    bowltop.jpgbowlside.jpg
    "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
    -- Aristotle
    Nostalgia, you know, ain't what it used to be. Furthermore, they tells me, it never was.
    ďA Man Who Does Not Read Has No Appreciable Advantage Over the Man Who Cannot ReadĒ - Unknown

  2. #27
    Member Boceephus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    249
    Wow! Beautiful!
    I wish I had a full sized lathe. Iím so limited with a midi lathe.

    I did borrow a photo box to improve my pictures.











    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  3. #28
    Outraged bystander markwoll's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Northern Virginia
    Posts
    2,492
    I made it on a kind of unusual midi lathe. It's a Stubby S500, not very many of them have made it to the US.
    It has an 11" swing over the bed, but the bed can be moved to give it a 23" swing. And it has a 1.75 hp motor.
    EditS500Capt.jpg
    My other lathe is an older version of the Jet 1015VS. Turning a piece like that would be a challenge on that lathe.
    "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
    -- Aristotle
    Nostalgia, you know, ain't what it used to be. Furthermore, they tells me, it never was.
    ďA Man Who Does Not Read Has No Appreciable Advantage Over the Man Who Cannot ReadĒ - Unknown

  4. #29
    Member Boceephus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    249
    Thatís great! Never heard of it. Iíll check that out.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  5. #30
    Member Boceephus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    249

    Woodworking

    I began working on this walnut shelf. Iím going to pour some epoxy resin into in shelf mold. Iím thinking ďocean blue.Ē





    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


  6. #31
    Member Boceephus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    249
    Still got some work to do on this walnut shelf.










    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  7. #32
    Member Boceephus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    249
    A cool little wine bottle stopper. Maple burl with blue epoxy resin & copper inlay.







    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  8. #33
    Member Boceephus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    249
    I put a nice Sapele frame on my wifeís stained glass butterfly. It came out nice!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  9. #34
    Member moecurlythanu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    The Planet Lovetron
    Posts
    7,005
    Beautiful!

  10. #35
    Member Boceephus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    249
    Thank you!




    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  11. #36
    Boceephus, it looks awesome! I wish to have router table which can help with this kind of wood working. I've recently found this resource ( here: https://www.woodroutersreviews.com/best-router-table/ ), and now I'm thinking to purchase model Kreg PRS1045 Precision Router Table System. It's heavy-duty steel frame makes the table very stable during use, and looks pretty reliable wood working tool.
    Last edited by lawrence2WZ; 3 Days Ago at 01:36 PM.

  12. #37
    Member Boceephus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    249
    Thanks!





    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •