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Mahogany bowl from 1BF of wood.

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Down where I live, Mahogany is pretty pricey.
So, I had one board foot of beautiful Mahogany, and using the “Bowl from a Board” method, I made this bowl.
It is approximately 11.5 inches across at the top, and about 4.5 inches across at the bottom.
I finished it with friction polish from Shellawax and it looks real nice.
This is one of a bunch I’m making for the Christmas season.
Thanks for looking and have a great day.

-- Eric, central Florida





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gargey

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#1 posted 11-07-2016 10:30 PM

How much cereal can you fit in it?

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 11-07-2016 10:43 PM

Wow! That is splendid! What a beautiful piece!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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Karson

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#3 posted 11-07-2016 10:50 PM

Great looking bowl. Who ever receives it should be very happy.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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lew

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#4 posted 11-07-2016 11:05 PM

Georges piece! Love that finish!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 11-07-2016 11:33 PM

That’s an efficient use of wood, good job.

-- Allen, Colorado

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luv2learn

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#6 posted 11-07-2016 11:47 PM

Nice looking bowl Eric. I really appreciate whoever came up with the idea of making a bowl out of 1 board foot of lumber.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#7 posted 11-08-2016 12:05 AM

Mahogany is a beautiful wood and so is your bowl from 1bf.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#8 posted 11-08-2016 12:25 AM

Nice work, Looks great

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 11-08-2016 11:03 AM

Nice bowl ,Eric. Beautiful finish on it!!

Jim

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

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#10 posted 11-09-2016 03:18 AM

Pretty coloration. ..

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Sam Shakouri

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#11 posted 11-10-2016 10:17 PM

BEATIFUL.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 11-18-2016 04:42 AM

Nice job Eric.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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