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Project by Bill Duane Brooks posted 07-18-2014 03:45 PM 1937 views 12 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a multi-segmented lathe turned bowl that was inspired by the work of Hal Metlitzky. It is made up of hundreds of individual pieces of exotic and domestic hardwoods (I have not actually counted them). I call it the swirl bowl. All woods appear in their natural colors.

-- duane





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OldWolfsWoodShop

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#1 posted 07-18-2014 03:47 PM

wow, mesmerizing. great work

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#2 posted 07-18-2014 04:00 PM

OldWolf already said “mesmerizing”, and that was the word I was going to use. What other superlatives are available? I can think of a lot, but wow.

Welcome to LJs, by the way. I think you’ll fit in here.

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#3 posted 07-18-2014 04:12 PM

Wow. Awesome.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 07-18-2014 04:44 PM

Very cool piece

Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 07-18-2014 04:51 PM

Thats beautiful. Nice work and welcome to lumberjocks

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#6 posted 07-18-2014 07:03 PM

WOW! Some work to do! Outstanding. Details are amazing, I apretiate the effort.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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wiwildcat

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#7 posted 07-18-2014 07:12 PM

WOW! Now that is one looker of a bowl. Simply a work of art.

-- Wisconsin Wildcat

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CFrye

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#8 posted 07-18-2014 08:11 PM

(speechless)Thanks for sharing and welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- God bless, Candy

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#9 posted 07-18-2014 09:01 PM

Bill

Very fine piece.

If I look at it to long I might get hypnotized. lol
Matter of fact I think I am getting sleepy now.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Gary

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#10 posted 07-18-2014 10:48 PM

Great inspiration; nicely done.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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#11 posted 07-18-2014 10:55 PM

Pyschedelic is the first word that come to mind—interest piece.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#12 posted 07-19-2014 01:47 AM

awesome ,welcome to LJs , it mind bending

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#13 posted 07-19-2014 03:23 AM

This belongs in a museum so generations can enjoy! Beautiful!

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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#14 posted 07-19-2014 06:50 AM

That is amazing, mesmerising and interestingly different.
Thank you so much for sharing.
Congratulations,
Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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#15 posted 07-19-2014 10:43 AM

Amazing

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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