Segmented Bowl

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Project by taidsturning posted 1739 days ago 1069 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently bought some new wood (from Peru according to Woodworkers Resource). It resembles a spalted wood and may very well be spalted although that was not indicated. In any case it also contains some interesting insect holes. I used it to make the main body of the bowl shown and was pleased with the way it turned and finished. The middle layer is Monterillo and the base is Shedua. The bowl stands about 5.5” tall and is about 10” in diameter.

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#1 posted 1739 days ago

Interesting wood and very nicely done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 1739 days ago

This is a gorgeous turning. The wood combination works well and they have a beautiful grain and coloration. Projects, like this one, always make me regret not having a lathe in my shop and missing out on the fun fo creating beautiful pieces like this.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 1739 days ago

Unique bowl with cool wood and design.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1739 days ago

Beautiful bowl and the wood is spectacular! Great job.

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#5 posted 1739 days ago

Georgeous! As a beginning turner I am in awe. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jim, South Louisiana,

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