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Andy Wright

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I think the bowl would be a lot more pleasing to the eye without the cnc embellishments.  Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should. 

 

And since when do we consider turners woodworkers anyways...  :P

 

 

 

JK turners, y'all are nuts sticking metal objects into spinning pieces of wood.

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58 minutes ago, xxdabroxx said:

I think the bowl would be a lot more pleasing to the eye without the cnc embellishments.  Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should. 

 

And since when do we consider turners woodworkers anyways...  :P

 

 

 

JK turners, y'all are nuts sticking metal objects into spinning pieces of wood.

Why is it any different than sticking wood in spinning metal?

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1 minute ago, RichardA said:

Why is it any different than sticking wood in spinning metal?

I dunno, something about when a spinning 10lbs chunk of wood catches on a gouge and goes flying across the shop is just a bit unnerving.  For now, I'll leave the bowls to others.  I suppose one like this that is mostly edge grain being cut would be a lot easier than a chunk of firewood where you have lots of end grain to contend with.  Turning handles and such isn't so bad, but bowls scare me a bit.  Just inexperience though. 

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Everything about that is hand crafted. From the segmented bowl to his jigs, his bowl clamping system, his adjustable cnc table. Even the video itself! Frank Howarth is a brilliant craftsman.

This debate is more tired than Paul Sellers after hand planing a piece of pine for 7 hours.

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