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Offline wider

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yew natural edge bowl.
« on: November 04, 2019, 10:27:15 PM »
doing a demo yesterday at a local club I was turning this yew bowl. but decided that it was getting to dangerous to continue so went for a different item. I got the chance to finish the yew bowl tonight so here is the finished bowl. the bowl is 8x4 1/2" in size and finished with Hampshire sheen wax. all comments welcome.

Offline BrianH

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Re: yew natural edge bowl.
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2019, 12:16:21 PM »
the bowl itself is a little too thick for my liking.
If it were mine I would also like to try bridging the gap in the rim with something... perhaps plaited string, garden wire, leather thong or, of course, another piece of wood of some description.
Brian

Offline Derek

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Re: yew natural edge bowl.
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2019, 02:35:56 PM »
I like a natural edged bowl but I agree for the size of the bowl the wall thickness looks out of place maybe if it was a larger bowl it would be OK. Still turning looks good as well as the finish

Offline Les Symonds

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Re: yew natural edge bowl.
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2019, 06:19:22 PM »
As others have said, the wall thickness gives it a rather heavy look....one other thing, in the last picture there's a cluster of torn fibres on the natural edge that could have been removed with a little llight hand-sanding before the finish was applied.
Les
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