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The First Thirteen (again)

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Project by taidsturning posted 04-14-2010 09:36 PM 1526 views 7 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I call this bowl “The First Thirteen” because it has the state quarters from the first 13 states inset in the feature ring. The 14th position is the face side of the coin showing George Washington. The coins are placed in order of their signing the Constitution and becoming States.
We have lived in Delaware which is the “first State” for the past 47 years.

The base is Goncalo Alves, the second and fouth ring is Maple and Padauk, the third is Jarrah and the feature ring is Walnut with Bloodwood spacers.

The bowl is 5” high, and 10” in diameter. The finish is Tung Oil.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research





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souichiro

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#1 posted 04-14-2010 09:47 PM

That is a great idea with the coins! It looks amazing :)

-- Dale, Oregon

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#2 posted 04-14-2010 10:21 PM

love the design, good choice in woods for a pleasing contrast. I also like the idea of using the quarters.

-- You can't buy salvation, it's a free gift from God.

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#3 posted 04-15-2010 07:38 AM

This is very slick! Nice job.

-- ~Larry Columbus, OH

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#4 posted 04-15-2010 08:11 AM

Fantastic segmented turning. Love the use of the quarters. Great combo of woods also.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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