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Sapele, wenge, & maple segmented bowl; before and after.

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Sapele, wenge, & maple segmented bowl; before and after.
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I got a commission to make a “dark wood bowl”, and somewhat randomly chose to make it out of mostly sapele. What a gorgeous species of wood! It is amazing how it reacts to light, and it turns really well. I decided to make a second bowl at the same time to save time for a future sale, and put the before and after bowls side by side for this picture. Even with segmented bowls it still sort of feels like a waste in regards to how much material ends up on the shop floor. Take care, George

-- - George: Richland, Washington





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 11-04-2016 12:35 PM

Beautiful bowl. You have the grain oriented well.
Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 11-04-2016 01:45 PM

Love that wood. Great job.
Nice bowls.
Thanks for sharing and welcome to LJ’s

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#3 posted 11-04-2016 02:38 PM

nice bowl.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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majuvla

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#4 posted 11-04-2016 04:41 PM

Walnut and those stripes look awesome!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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ZAGREB

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#5 posted 11-04-2016 08:33 PM

beautiful bowls
wellcome to our family

-- bambi

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 11-04-2016 09:05 PM

just outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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georgieporgie

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#7 posted 11-05-2016 04:22 AM

Thank you everyone! Praise from this crowd means a lot to me. George

-- - George: Richland, Washington

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Sasha

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#8 posted 11-05-2016 07:39 AM

Good work…..

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#9 posted 11-14-2016 08:14 PM

Love seeing the comparison, thanks for sharing! Beautiful results.

-- -- Tyson

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