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Project by taidsturning posted 08-29-2009 04:54 PM 1174 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of four Candy/Nut size bowls I made to have more lower-cost bowls available for an up-coming craft show Labor-Day weekend. It is made primarily of Monterillo with a base of Goncalo Alves (on end grain) with the star motif. The star itself is made of Epoxy. The decorative strips are Bloodwood and Maple.

I like the way the star turned out. The Epoxy allows the entire star to be made without any internal glue lines that are present when I used wood to make them in the larger bowls.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research





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rosewood

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#1 posted 08-29-2009 05:05 PM

great looking bowls,
i wish i have the turning machine to make one,
thanks for posting,

Rosewood.

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scrappy

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#2 posted 08-29-2009 05:32 PM

Beautifull bowl. I love the star in the middle. It really makes this piece stand out. Great idea useing epoxy. Like yoiu said “no lines”.

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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BTKS

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#3 posted 08-29-2009 05:35 PM

Wow, nice work. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#4 posted 08-29-2009 05:40 PM

Gorgeous turning. Stunning.

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

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#5 posted 08-29-2009 06:50 PM

Great looking bowl and perfect color selection.

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

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#6 posted 08-29-2009 06:53 PM

Hey Bill
thats a spectacular dish

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#7 posted 08-29-2009 08:47 PM

wow, I do like that, great talent.

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#8 posted 08-30-2009 01:10 PM

Perfect bowls for candy with the bright colors. Beautiful workmanship. Hope you sell a lot.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 08-31-2009 05:24 AM

It came out fantastic.

The star on the bottom is a homerun!

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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