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Lidded Bowl with Finial

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Project by swirlsandburls posted 1689 days ago 1205 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The materials are Sycamore, Rosewood, and African Blackwood for the finial. This lidded bowl started out as sycamore vase, but I went too far with a new hollowing tool, and the wall went to infinite thinness, and the top broke off. But the base was a nice shape. So, I experimented with dyes on the exterior, and went with a vivid red dye for the interior.

-- patience is a virtue ... in woodworking, cooking, and life in general





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Rj

1047 posts in 2227 days


#1 posted 1689 days ago

Wow this turned out really nice!! for having a hollowing problems you recovered nicely I would have never known.

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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Roper

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#2 posted 1689 days ago

nice save, i hate it when i get a wall to thin, always goes flying. great piece.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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shimmy

131 posts in 2082 days


#3 posted 1689 days ago

Great piece. I love the red dye inside.

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RetiredCoastie

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#4 posted 1688 days ago

Very nice piece. Great save!

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sras

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#5 posted 1688 days ago

It’s never a defect, it’s a feature! And a darn good feature at that! Nice job!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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toyguy

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#6 posted 1688 days ago

The inside diameter may not exceed than the outside diameter. Or you will end up with a real nice box… Love the dye !.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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OhValleyWoodandWool

969 posts in 1716 days


#7 posted 1688 days ago

Damn but that’s a pretty vessel. Great job!!

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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woodnut

389 posts in 2648 days


#8 posted 1688 days ago

very nice save. I like the shape and the red interior really sets it off.

-- F.Little

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cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2154 days


#9 posted 1687 days ago

WOWEEEEE. I love it. Great job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Dennis Zongker

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#10 posted 1686 days ago

Very Elegant!! Beautiful craftsmanship.

-- Dennis Zongker

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