LumberJocks

"Swirl" bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by Dreggy posted 09-27-2015 09:35 PM 2216 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.





26 comments so far

View Arlin Eastman's profile (online now)

Arlin Eastman

3734 posts in 2192 days


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

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

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

10232 posts in 2498 days


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

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

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View bobasaurus's profile

bobasaurus

3017 posts in 2814 days


#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)

View PaulDoug's profile

PaulDoug

1261 posts in 1334 days


#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

View JIMDAND's profile

JIMDAND

39 posts in 991 days


#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

View bondogaposis's profile

bondogaposis

4254 posts in 1981 days


#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

View Julian's profile

Julian

1150 posts in 2321 days


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

The yellow and blue really stand out. Looks great.

-- Julian

View lew's profile

lew

11568 posts in 3386 days


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

WOW! I love it!

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

View tomd's profile

tomd

2051 posts in 3401 days


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

Very nice work, looks fantastic.

-- Tom D

View hunter71's profile

hunter71

2906 posts in 2817 days


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

Colorful bowl. I like it!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

View CampD's profile

CampD

1541 posts in 3116 days


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

Impressive and beautiful!

-- Doug...

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

25785 posts in 2497 days


#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

-- 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

View calisdad's profile

calisdad

297 posts in 1140 days


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

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

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

16262 posts in 3849 days


#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"

View abie's profile

abie

846 posts in 3401 days


#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.

showing 1 through 15 of 26 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com