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Project by junipercanyon posted 12-30-2014 04:56 AM 1748 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been trying to inspire my sister to take some photos of some of my projects for quite some time now…. She typically only shoots portraits but I managed to talk her into this one. I think she did pretty good on these!

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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#1 posted 12-30-2014 06:47 AM

I think you did pretty darn good on the bowl, too (was gonna use a stronger word, but figured it wouldn’t go over too well! Great work!


-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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#2 posted 12-30-2014 08:20 AM

Beautiful job

-- Vince

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Phil B.

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#3 posted 12-30-2014 02:17 PM

Very Cool ! She did a fine job on the shoot, of an excellent job on the bowl. What is the green in the veins ?

-- Phil, DWG files at

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#4 posted 12-30-2014 02:29 PM

The pictures are great and really give life to that beautiful piece of art!

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#5 posted 12-30-2014 03:30 PM

Really nice use of the wood. Did you use a grinder or hand tools to carve it?

-- --Dale Page

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#6 posted 12-30-2014 03:41 PM

Give your sister top marks! She has taken some wonderful photographs! And the carving is spectacular!

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 12-30-2014 05:08 PM

The work is awesome. Photography is an area I need a lot of help. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#8 posted 12-30-2014 05:30 PM

Excellent photos of a superb piece of eye-candy. This is outta the ball park craftsmanship and artistry. Beautiful work and you can almost see/feel the patience it must have taken to create this.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#9 posted 12-30-2014 07:23 PM

Thanks for the great comments. This is one of my favorite kind of project to build, it does take a lot of patience and sand paper but it is very rewarding to watch the flow of the wood grain emerge from under all the scratches.

Here is a link to the blog on the build of this that describes the carving process and the “green vein” stone inlays:

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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#10 posted 12-30-2014 07:23 PM

That last photo is especially nice. I love the turquoise (or malachite?) inlay.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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Eli Adamit

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#11 posted 12-30-2014 08:13 PM

first of all, you did pretty god work with this bowl and, yes, she did a pretty good photos also.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#12 posted 12-30-2014 09:05 PM

Great job! Thanks for providing both inspiration and the tutorial blog.

Best wishes for a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year.

-- Leafherder

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#13 posted 12-30-2014 09:25 PM

Beautiful bowl (and Pics).
You did a great job just keeping it in one piece.
Cheers, Jinky (James).

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#14 posted 12-31-2014 03:54 AM

beautiful bowl and equally beautiful photos.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#15 posted 12-31-2014 08:38 AM

Amaizing bowl. Lines are so magnificant. I like those free forms.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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