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Project by Dreggy posted 03-11-2017 07:07 PM 537 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve made a few of the straight sided swirl bowls now, and thought it was time for a change. Went for a rounded shape bottom with a lid. It is 11” in dia. and 8” tall. This method takes a bit more wood, but I think it was worth it.

Next up on the drawing board is a completely round vase. By my calculations, it should take about 2.5 times as much wood.

-- No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow your progress, you're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.





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#1 posted 03-11-2017 08:04 PM

Nicely designed, and great combination of colours and wood types.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 03-11-2017 09:03 PM

A great design, quite complex for sure, the timber combinations add real eye appeal, well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 03-11-2017 09:39 PM

I guess I should add: The woods used to construct this bowl were: Peruvian Walnut, Purpleheart, Canarywood, Zebrawood, Wenge, Bubinga, Spectraply, and dyed Maple veneer.

-- No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow your progress, you're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.

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#4 posted 03-11-2017 11:45 PM

Hi Dreggy,
While looking (oogling) at your photos I wondered if you used Spectraply and then I read that you did.
I absolutely love this piece, the combination of colours is outstanding and I can hardly wait to see the next one.
At least you will be able to use the “Extra” pieces left over from the round vase to make other swirly things.
The use of other woods to make up the lid for this piece is brilliant. Great idea.
Thank you for sharing this with us.

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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#5 posted 03-12-2017 12:06 AM

Incredible work and execution. What a turning project. Wow!!!!!!

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

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#6 posted 03-12-2017 01:48 AM

Looks awesome. Great color combination.

-- Julian

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#7 posted 03-12-2017 02:54 AM

awesome

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#8 posted 03-12-2017 07:04 AM

I am excited…..

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

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#9 posted 03-12-2017 07:10 AM

I have looked at all projects and I Take off a hat.
They are wonderful…..........

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

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#10 posted 03-12-2017 12:24 PM

Looks mighty nice my friend

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#11 posted 03-12-2017 12:48 PM

This is a beautiful bowl and has a lot of nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 03-12-2017 03:38 PM

Looks great!

-- Michael Makarevich (CrazyRussianWoodShop): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYNOkVS7B5_6A3GgNq7TtrQ

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#13 posted 03-12-2017 05:07 PM

Nice shape and pattern looks so colourful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 03-12-2017 07:33 PM

Fantastic!

-- just rjR

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