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Hi I want to get a bowl made from a piece of Cherrywood. The bowl can be as simple as we like - The piece of Cherrywood is of emotional value rather than needing anything fancy. It's been in my shed for about a year and was cut down for some time before then but I don't mind if it's stabilised with peg.I know it's possible to make a bowl using my router but I don't think this is the piece of wood to discover new routing techniques on. I can pay but no one will get rich from doing this ? I'm certainly not!
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This site is manly american and canadaian folk with a tiny smattering of the rest of the world. Dont know if you have been to this site, but its mainly UK, so you have a much better chance.
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Thanks for the good advice. Maybe we are more than a tiny smattering, but I take your point. The trouble with asking on forums where are you are not known is that people are all likely to ask "Who is he". At least on this forum someone reading my post would know who I am which of course may not be a positive thing!
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If you pay shipping and taxes I'll turn it for nothing for you.
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John that's a kind thought but wrestled to the ground by postal practicalities. But thanks for offering. It's a piece of cherry, you might like to know, that supported decorations at our son's wedding. We want to give it to them in the form of a bowl for their 1st anniversary.
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Thanks for the good advice. Maybe we are more than a tiny smattering, but I take your point. The trouble with asking on forums where are you are not known is that people are all likely to ask "Who is he". At least on this forum someone reading my post would know who I am which of course may not be a positive thing!
Hi, Fraser.
You are not a stranger in our forum since you have more than 80 posts from 2012. This is a kind group of woodworkers willing to help anyone who is seeking an advice.

BTW, you have a nice pictures album.

We, woodworkers are everywhere!!!
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John you could try contacting Derek Willis. He was a regular contributor at one time but he told me that he spends most of his time at a men's shed these days. I can't remember which part of the UK he lives in but if it's not close enough maybe he or one of the men at the shed know someone close to you. I consider Derek one of the most knowledgeable members the forum has had. He could see the simplest possible solutions to almost any problem.

Someone I consider a master woodworker once told me that a master woodworker is not someone who never makes mistakes. He is someone who is able to cover them up so that no one can tell.
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Thanks Charles - that's a good clue
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How large is the piece of wood, and what condition is it in?
I live in suffolk, and perhaps could help.
There would be no charge, other than you getting it to me.

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John you could try contacting Derek Willis. He was a regular contributor at one time but he told me that he spends most of his time at a men's shed these days. I can't remember which part of the UK he lives in but if it's not close enough maybe he or one of the men at the shed know someone close to you. I consider Derek one of the most knowledgeable members the forum has had. He could see the simplest possible solutions to almost any problem.
Coincidentally - "Derek" just came back on the forum - probably the same person.

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