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Burl Bowl

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Burl BowlAfter getting a few wild cherry galls yesterday, I had the itch to make a bowl today. I knew my new pieces were too green, so I dug through my boxes and found a piece that had been cut to make a clock face. The clock face became the bottom of the bowl.I'm not familiar with this type of wood here, but I've seen it before in my past projects. I know from experience that it tends to get reddish-orange when the poly is added:I wanted to avoid that so I put two coats of Dead Flat Varnish on this piece before adding the poly. That helped keep it to its more natural color.It's not my favorite bowl, but it's not bad.



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Anvils for the Woodshop

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Should an anvil be among the first tools to be recommended to new woodworkers? The answer is probably no. But as our shop grows and with the diversification of our work I can wholeheartedly advocate for every shop to have …Source

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Maple curio

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Maple curioBuilt this at work. Someone else applied the finish.



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Days for Dad 2022

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Big thanks to all of our sponsors: Woodpeckers 3M Titebond Klingspores Woodworking Shop Senco…Source

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