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Project by whitedog posted 09-10-2009 09:23 PM 1426 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a gift for my friends with the avocado grove , it is made out of the last of my scraps of avocado wood ,manzanita and redwood fillers for a little contrast. it’s 13×10 x 3 1/2. it started out as a quick little project, then like most of my little projects it took a whole different road, not just in the time but concept. the bottom on this one has a R rating ( my wife won’t let me post the picture ) i had to make a special removable cover it. but the good thing is they will love it.

-- Paul , Calfornia





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Chris Cunanan

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#1 posted 09-10-2009 09:45 PM

i’m more curious what’s on the bottom now….lol also on the joinery…looks very cool

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navyman

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#2 posted 09-10-2009 10:10 PM

that is a nice bowl. and it looks like we all have great looking dogs.

-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR

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#3 posted 09-10-2009 10:41 PM

that avocado wood is beautiful, did you cut a groove around the base to set the staves into?
I too am curious about what is on the bottom.

-- Smitty!!!

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#4 posted 09-10-2009 11:17 PM

sorry about not posting pics. for the base i used 2 6” rounds then i glued and air nailed staves to the base , next i had to cover the nail holes so i used the manzanita to cover them. then when i stained the piece the bottom looked 2 big hooters so i just add a couple of 3/8” dowels in the right spots . at that time my wife saw the bowl and didn’t think it was as funny as i did. ... :o)

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#5 posted 09-11-2009 01:03 AM

unique

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#6 posted 09-11-2009 01:48 AM

yes, very original and and quite nicely executed. I would never have thought of avocado as a wood. Very interesting.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#7 posted 09-11-2009 10:05 AM

Very nice and different. It looks really well crafted too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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