Maple Bowl with Leather

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Project by TedM posted 04-14-2009 04:20 PM 1308 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an enclosed Maple bowl that I recently did (I’ve been a bit remiss in my project postings lately). It is accented with leather lace, turquoise beads and silver findings.

It is approximately 5″ in diameter and 2 1/4″ tall and finished with just a bit of beeswax.

I believe that the deep color grain contrast, the knot and the crack adds to the ‘rustic’ look of the piece.

Thanks for looking!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#1 posted 04-14-2009 05:17 PM

Beautiful bowl. Love the Southwest flavor the leather, turquoise and silver adds to the piece.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#2 posted 04-14-2009 05:50 PM

Very nice bowl.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 04-15-2009 01:07 AM

I like it Ted.
It’s outside the norm and with vessels that’s a good thing.


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#4 posted 04-15-2009 01:13 AM


-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 04-15-2009 06:01 AM

Nice Wood Unique design, good job

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 04-15-2009 04:49 PM

Very cool Ted. Looks like an Indian drum or something like that, that the Indians made. Unique I guess is the word I’m looking for.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 04-15-2009 05:44 PM

Thanks so much for all the kind comments! The Southwest look is what I was hoping to achieve.

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#8 posted 08-30-2009 10:11 PM

I really like this. Excellent job.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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