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Project by Dreggy posted 04-26-2015 05:54 PM 1562 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my 2nd “Swirl Bowl”. I made it out of Purpleheart and birch veneer. I made it to match a vase and a platter I made previously for my wife.

These bowls are certainly a little more work than a basic segmented bowl, but well worth the extra effort. I learned how to build these by watching this video on You Tube: Dizzy Bowl

-- No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow your progress, you're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.





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#1 posted 04-26-2015 06:00 PM

very nice!

-- designer by education, wood working hack by choice

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#2 posted 04-26-2015 07:06 PM

Wow, that sure does Pop! Love the color and design

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 04-26-2015 09:37 PM

I like your swirl bowl..the color is a knockout..the platter & display holder are a great combo

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#4 posted 04-26-2015 11:02 PM

Very well done. Yes Mick is right the color selection is fantastic

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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#5 posted 04-26-2015 11:38 PM

Tricky stuff :) nothing not to like about this collection
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 04-26-2015 11:43 PM

Definitely a great job. One day I hope that I can turn something like this.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#7 posted 04-27-2015 02:26 AM

Stunning.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#8 posted 04-27-2015 04:32 AM

Beautiful and perplexing. Thanks very much for sharing.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#9 posted 04-27-2015 12:46 PM

Oh my! What beautiful pieces and so nicely done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 04-27-2015 01:23 PM

That’s an amazing piece. Makes me dizzy to look at it.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#11 posted 04-27-2015 02:46 PM

Great design & color. Looks awesome.

-- Julian

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#12 posted 04-28-2015 12:14 AM

I finally figured out how you did it. Knowing actually makes me appreciate it more. I don’t have anywhere near the skills to make such a masterpiece.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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