Learn how to make an old fashioned homemade wooden dough bowl. To make an affordable dough bowl, I like to use a combination of power tools and hand tools. In particular, I will be using a chain saw, an adze, and a carbide shaping tool to create an antique looking dough bowl.
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Step 1: Create a slab from a log using a chain saw.
Step 2: Mark the outline of the dough bowl on the wood.
Personally, the dough bowls which I make are at least twice as long as they are wide as shown below.
Step 3: Cut out the wooden dough bowl using a chainsaw.
While not exact, I aim for a 50 to 60 degree slope on all the sides as shown below.
Step 4: Begin working on the inside of the dough bowl.
Step 5: Finishing shaping the outside and inside of the dough bowl.
Step 6. Sand the inside and outside of the wooden dough bowl.
Step 7. Finish your dough bowl.
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