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Ken Hill
04-13-2011, 11:10 AM
We have a monsoon that has set in so ive been limited to turning what I had in the shop. I grabbed a piece of cherry that I cut last year and had at it. I gave it a very small foot to get it up off the surface just a tad.

7.5 x 7 x2.5
BLO awaiting a buff and wax

http://kenhill.smugmug.com/Other/Bowls-and-Wood-Turning/PC16228/1250651627_9SRoo-L.jpg

http://kenhill.smugmug.com/Other/Bowls-and-Wood-Turning/PC16226/1250651570_RQomx-L.jpg

http://kenhill.smugmug.com/Other/Bowls-and-Wood-Turning/PC16235/1250651663_7cW5y-L.jpg

Bernie Weishapl
04-13-2011, 11:12 AM
Ken that is a real beauty. The bark stayed on nicely.

Tony De Masi
04-13-2011, 12:39 PM
That's a beauty there Ken. I see you have figured out how to get all side equal too! That can be a real challenge until you figure it out. Very well done.

Tim Thiebaut
04-13-2011, 1:16 PM
That is beautiful Ken, I really like that alot.

John Hart
04-13-2011, 2:09 PM
Ain't cherry just the purdiest stuff? This is such a handsome bowl, and your pictures are very complimentary.

Hope your rain ends soon. That can get depressing.

Ken Hill
04-13-2011, 2:47 PM
Hope your rain ends soon. That can get depressing.

Its stopped now, but made for a good excuse to turn out another. I made sure this one wouldnt tip over, hence the fat bottom.

6 x 5 x 2.5
BLO rub in....will be buffed in a week or so

http://kenhill.smugmug.com/Other/Bowls-and-Wood-Turning/PC16242/1250839964_TgNbk-L.jpg

http://kenhill.smugmug.com/Other/Bowls-and-Wood-Turning/PC16239/1250840035_szi6k-L.jpg

http://kenhill.smugmug.com/Other/Bowls-and-Wood-Turning/PC16243/1250839879_YTMaF-L.jpg

Tim Rinehart
04-13-2011, 2:50 PM
Nice, very nice.

Faust M. Ruggiero
04-13-2011, 3:27 PM
I wish you wouldn't post such a sweet looking bowl. I gave up candy for lent. I suppose eye candy is OK. Nice job on both bowls. I like how the finish shows up on the bark.
faust

Dan Forman
04-13-2011, 5:22 PM
Lovely pair of bowls you have there!

Dan

Russell Eaton
04-13-2011, 5:40 PM
That's a sweet couple of bowls. I like the natural edge on just about anything, those are no exception.

Roland Martin
04-13-2011, 5:49 PM
Really nice looking bowls Ken. Nice job keeping the bark on. Do you use some CA on the bark as you're turning?

Steve Schlumpf
04-13-2011, 5:53 PM
Nice work on both bowls Ken! Always love to turn Cherry! You did a really good job on the finish!

Ken Hill
04-13-2011, 6:10 PM
I turn the outside then CA it and clean it up before flipping the bank to do the inside....then repeat. I jut finished a 3rd but its to wet to handle at the moment

Jim Adkins
04-13-2011, 6:17 PM
Sweet bowls Ken, Nice natural edge with the bark intact!! No easy feat but
CA certainly helps. Cherry is a very nice wood to turn. You did good.

Jay MacDougall
04-13-2011, 6:36 PM
Bowls look great. Your photography is excellent.