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"Swirl" bowl

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Project by Dreggy posted 09-27-2015 09:35 PM 2502 views 7 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I think I’m going to make a lot of these. They are fun to make and the end result is always a bit of a surprise.

The woods used to construct the “swirl” in this bowl were: Wenge, Purpleheart, Canarywood, Yellowheart and dyed Maple veneer.

This piece has approximately 2,400 individual pieces in it.

The base and rim are made from Wenge.

It is 12 1/2” in diameter and 7 1/2” tall.

The finish is lacquer.

-- 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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Arlin Eastman

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#1 posted 09-27-2015 09:38 PM

A beautiful and wonderful display of color. Well done buddy.

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

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#2 posted 09-27-2015 09:41 PM

It’s a hard work but it’s worth it! Amaizing twisted colours.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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bobasaurus

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#3 posted 09-27-2015 09:43 PM

That is incredible work, never seen such a colorful turning (especially with only a single species died). Is this made from one board cut into rings?

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#4 posted 09-27-2015 10:37 PM

Gorgeous!!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#5 posted 09-27-2015 10:59 PM

Are you going to make a video of how to do this. This is mind blowing

-- Wooden Creations

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#6 posted 09-28-2015 12:43 AM

Wow, that is amazing. I know a lot of work and planning goes into something like this. Great work.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#7 posted 09-28-2015 03:06 AM

The yellow and blue really stand out. Looks great.

-- Julian

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lew

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#8 posted 09-28-2015 03:30 AM

WOW! I love it!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#9 posted 09-28-2015 04:25 AM

Very nice work, looks fantastic.

-- Tom D

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#10 posted 09-28-2015 05:12 AM

Colorful bowl. I like it!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#11 posted 09-28-2015 12:37 PM

Impressive and beautiful!

-- Doug...

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#12 posted 09-28-2015 01:37 PM

That is a very beautiful bowl and so colorful and well designed.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#13 posted 09-28-2015 02:10 PM

Stunningly beautiful. Love to see a time-lapse video of the process.

-- Groveland, CA.

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#14 posted 09-28-2015 02:18 PM

Oh my gosh! How long does it take to make one of those?

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#15 posted 09-28-2015 02:39 PM

at 2400 pieces a bowl that’s going to be a lot of work to make many more
Terriffic
thanks for sharing.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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