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Dieseldog

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ive brought a cheep Cherry bowl blank but it has a few wood worm holes here and there
what would be the best way to disguise the worm holes ?

Thanks Dave
 

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Unless the bowl is going to be used for liquids why hide them? They are part of the natural wood you are about to turn.

If it were spalting, would you try to hide that? It's natural.

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disguise them as worm holes - anything else would look artificial........
 

Dieseldog

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Kalimna":2u8x93ae said:
What about filling them with something completely contrasting like a brass filler?
Adam s
Thanks for all the replys..i like the sound of this one but still being new-ish to woodturning i havent seen or know how to Brass Fill....
Any tips or how to Brass Fill would be great

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Dave,

a cabinet makers trick used to use or mix the sanding dust from the piece with a pva glue. The pva dries clear and leaves a very similar colour, filled hole.

Never used the method on turnig pieces but, you never know. Could always test on a spare piece perhaps first?

Dave Mc
 
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