Keeping in touch January 13, 2022

January 13, 2022

Rod Peterson sent in some pictures of his latest escapades in his shop.


I have made bowls from a board before as it is very economical on wood. However I  used a bandsaw to cut the rings and was never really motivated as it took some extra glueing. A ringmaster tool is available for cutting rings but it is expensive so when I saw a technique on YouTube for cutting  rings I just had to try it.   I made 14 of these bowls and I  am sending some images of the result.

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Keeping in touch February 6, 2022

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Keeping in touch January 28, 2022

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