Step 2: Pegarlas por pares (peer join)

Una vez cortadas la maderas en trozos, hago pares y los oriento de manera que la cara oscura de una quede en contacto con la cara clara de la otra.

En esta posición emparejo los bordes inferiores con la lijadora de banda. Esto rectifica posibles irregularidades dejadas por la sierra circular, y crea en el borde un plano que no necesariamente debe ser perpendicular a la superficie, debido a que al abrir como si fuera un libro el par de maderas, se compensa cualquier inclinación y permite que al pegar las maderitas por el borde queden planas.

Para pegarlas uso cualquier cola vinílica que seque transparente, en este caso uso una cola barata porque no será sometida a esfuerzos importantes.

Mantengo las partes unidas usando banditas de goma. Las obtenidas de una vieja cámara de bicicleta resultan particularmente útiles en este caso. Apilo los pares de maderitas tratando de que el aire circule entre ellos, para que sequen durante la noche, y me voy adentro a cenar y webear.

Once the timber cutted in pieces, I paired and oriented them so that the dark side of one stay in contact with the clear face of the other.

Once the timber cutted in pieces, I paired and oriented them so that the dark side of one timber be in contact with the clear face of the other.

In this position I smooth the bottom edges with the belt sander. This corrects any irregularities left by the saw, and creates a flat edge that should not necessarily be perpendicular to the surface, because when you open the pair like a book, any angle is offset and allows that glueing the pieces of wood along the edge, they are flat.

To glue I use any white glue that dries clear, in this case I use a cheap glue because it will not be subjected to considerable strain.

Keep the pieces together using rubber bands. Those taken from an old inner bicycle tube are particularly useful in this case. I stack the timber pairs trying to let air circulate between them to dry overnight, and go in to dinner and websurfing.

I love the bowl. Looks great!<br>Did you make your lathe yourself?<br>What size of electric motor did you use?
<p>Thanks, jlepack. </p><p>I don't know the power of the motor, it is and old one of a disused water pumper. It lacks its label, has 1400 rpm, I think is 3/4 HP. Last year I replaced the double-cone variator drive by a 4 speed pulley set, homemade too. </p>
your wood working is beautiful. Your a very talented wood worker. I wish I had the talent you have.
Thanks, Matt. I think that I am persistent, not talented.
absolutely beautiful!<br>good job!
Thanks, a918bmxr!
Osvaldo,<br><br>The bowls are beautiful. You can be proud that you cut the pieces of lumber with your home adapted saw and you turned the bowls on your homemade lathe.
Thanks, Phil. I still have to discover the mine and produce steel for making tools!<br><br>The bowls are beautiful, despite several flaws, I agree. And my wife think the same!!! That is uncommon, I am worried... <br><br>BTW, are there any gross errors in English?
No errors are gross. Some are quaint. You communicate well. Thank you for sharing this with us, the bowls are wonderful!
Thanks, Google Translator be lauded! <br><br>Yes, the bowls are nice, but nobody wants to pay for them the work they cost.
Fantastic job, these look amazing. <br><br>I have not yet tried to do a bowl made from layers yet.
Thanks, Andy. Yes they are nice bowls. I made 7 or 8 to gift the family women.
Elm is &quot;Ulmus sp.&quot; <br>Paulownia is &quot;Paulownia tomentosa&quot;.
Thanks, thepelton, but I live in Argentina. Here is not easy to get something wasted, because almost nobody throw a thing if it can be sold out. However, I usually bring home things that I find, cast away and that may be useful, including some old wood. Anyway, thanks for your concern!
There are a number of sources for free wood. One, if you're not too particular about the thickness and species is to reclaim pallet wood. Shipping pallets can be found outside and behind various stores and businesses. Just be sure and ASK before taking. <br> <br>Another source is windfall. Some species of tree cure easily, and can be used for woodworking quite well. Two I know of are Chinese Elm and Paulownia. Both are introduced species in parts of North America, and can be cut with impunity.
Excelente amigo de donde eres soy de La Paz, BCS M&eacute;xico. Saludos
Soy argentino, vivo a 42 Km de Buenos Aires en una ciudad bastante plana y tranquila.<br><br>Si cliqueas en el nombre del autor del instructable o del comentario, entras a &quot;su&quot; p&aacute;gina, donde suelen estar los datos personales. <br><br>Gracias por el comentario.
Very nice,muy bueno. <br> To make it easier, less splinters, to turn the boards round I suggest that you clip the corners off. Make them octagons before putting them on your lathe. Also the central mounting hole could be plugged with a contrasting wood or eliminated entirely by glue mounting to a sacrificial block. It's an old way of mounting but still usable. Checkout these sites for old turning books. <br> http://www.archive.org/index.php <br>http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page <br>http://chestofbooks.com/index.html
Yes, I agree with both asseverations. I thinked to use the sacrificial block, if fact just I did it, but I don't show it in the instructabe because this was done before. <br><br>A corner of a square board broke a glass in my workshop. It is partially the price I must pay to learn.<br><br>Thanks for the links, thanks for the comment.
I hesitate to correct your english but i think you are talking about a bicycle tube. The inner tube of a bicycle tire? From what I can see this is called an inner tube.
Yes, it is as you say. I will correct the text, I use Google translator because I speak only spanish. Thanks very much!
soooooooooooooooo gorgeous what amazing wood!
Thanks, I'm glad you like them!
Really beautiful! I like them -- one more project on my to-do-list.<br> <br> Alternating the wood grain direction gives very aesthetic results.<br> <br> Be proud of yourself and enjoy your work. Thanks for sharing.<br>
Thanks for your compliment!
They look gorgeous!
Thanks, ChrysN.<br> <br> Marketing Survey: Would you pay $6 for one of them?<br> <br> I am planning to become &quot;the bowls's tycoon&quot;<br>
.&nbsp; I think you are under-selling yourself. I have to agree that $125 is more than I would pay for a simple hand-turned bowl, but $6 is too little. IMNSHO, $15-25 would be a better price.<br> .&nbsp; Of course, if you charge $125 per bowl, you don't have to sell very many. :)<br>
Nacho, there in &quot;first world&quot; (USA, Europe, Japan, etc) things costs more than here, as a general rule. It is true that 6 dollars is a price a little low, considering that each piece consuming me almost an hour of work, although the raw material is free. Free but limited: timber that I have probably made me reach a few ten, then I'd have to buy.<br><br>Anyway, I will try to auction off a bowl in Mercado Libre (free market, the Sud American eBay), maybe someone decides to pay more I guess.
. If/when you decide to ship to US, please PM me. I would like to have a rimar2000 original on my shelf.
OK, when the next container be full, I will PM you.
Yes. I think that is a bargain, if you search the internet for handmade wooden bowls they can cost a lot more, for example <a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/47671071/baltic-birch-bowl?ref=cat2_gallery_15">http://www.etsy.com/listing/47671071/baltic-birch-bowl?ref=cat2_gallery_15.</a>
EEEEHHHH, that is an abuse!!!! <br><br>Who did it? Michel&aacute;ngelo?<br><br>
Ditto.<br><br>It reminds me of some old souvenirs from Croatia sitting on a book shelf at our house. Just beautiful.
Yes, they the Croats were copied from me ...<br><br>Thanks!
Very nice - I'm tempted to try my hand at this now (we have lots of scrap wood of a perfect size in my basement). I agree with ChrysN - I've seen these types of bowls being sold in galleries for $80 or more, and even in raw wood shops, they usually go for $20 to $30. I'd think you'd have a lot of success with these if you can keep up a good supply of free lumber! Kudos.<br>
Here is difficult to sell them above 5 or 6 U$S each. <br>Maybe my future will be to export them. But the problem is the shipping, it should be a significant amount, but I can do, for now, only 6 or 7 per day, at most.<br><br>Thanks!
Really well done! Great work as always.
Thanks, Culturespy!
Really beautiful. I especially like how the inside of the bowl is just as amazing as the outside.
Thanks, cdawisconsin. I like them, too. It was worth the work!
Those bowls are beautiful!
Thanks, canida. I think the same. And my wife too!!!!
Los resultados, teniendo en cuenta el hecho de que est&eacute; utilizando herramientas caseras son asombrosos. En caso de que alguna vez me encuentro en Venezuela debemos reunirnos para charlar sobre una caipirinha.
Perdon, Argentina.
Es cierto, con decirte que hasta a mi mujer les parecieron lindos...<br><br>Bueno, ser&aacute; un gusto encontrarnos. Para m&iacute; un agua t&oacute;nica bien fr&iacute;a. <br><br>

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