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Project by rsmith71 posted 03-17-2010 03:44 AM 1882 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the next in my holiday bowls. Kind of on a theme now. Another router bowl. Cut out an MDF template with scroll saw and OSS and glued up pieces to look like a painted Easter Egg. Woods used on this one were Maple, Lyptus, and Walnut. I think it turned out nice. This is the first of several easter bowls. Bowl is 2” tall and about 10”x 8”.
Does anybody else remember doing Easter Eggs where you’d put that decorated plastic sleeve on them and dip them in hot water to make it shrink-wrap around the egg? That’s what the change in grain direction at the top and bottom of the egg reminds me of.

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts





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Maveric777

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#1 posted 03-17-2010 04:07 AM

Cool looking bowl Robert! You are going to have to show me how you do those some day…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#2 posted 03-17-2010 04:10 AM

Nice bowl….It will look great filled with easter candy.

-- ALS IK KAN “to the best of my ability,”

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#3 posted 03-17-2010 04:48 AM

Great Lookin Bowl

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#4 posted 03-17-2010 04:58 AM

Really cool design and great build.

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#5 posted 03-17-2010 05:03 AM

Excellent design and beautiful colors. So cool…thanks for showing…BC

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#6 posted 03-17-2010 06:05 AM

Great segmentation, good looking bowl with interesting design.

-- Tom D

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#7 posted 03-17-2010 06:16 AM

Great looking bowl Robert. But hey, that plastic thing you’re talking about…..that was for my kids…not me. Best we could do was write on the egg with wax so the stain wouldn’t coat the shell. Ain’t too cool when you live on a farm and most of the eggs are brown!

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#8 posted 03-17-2010 06:22 AM

I have to agree with Gary. Mine were waxed and dipped. And to be quite honest, none of them looked any good untill after they were peeled and ready for salt and pepper. lol. Great job on the bowl Robert.

-- The safest place to be is within the will of God. God Bless. Michael

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scrappy

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#9 posted 03-17-2010 07:44 AM

Fantastic bowl. Great job on the glue up design.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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degoose

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#10 posted 03-17-2010 02:43 PM

You have taken the chevron board to a new height…good for you.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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blooipr

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#11 posted 03-17-2010 05:40 PM

very nice…....How did you finish that bowl ?

-- INTERLOCKING PUZZLES

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Junji

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#12 posted 03-18-2010 04:07 AM

Nice design. Very unique!

-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/

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rsmith71

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#13 posted 03-18-2010 04:10 AM

I used a salad bowl finish I picked up at Rockler.
Thanks all!
I appreciate the comments.

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#14 posted 03-18-2010 05:11 AM

great design and end result on this bowl… looks very cool…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#15 posted 03-21-2010 07:24 PM

Niiice design
well done

Dennis

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