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Caribbean rosewood & cherry bowls

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Project by georgieporgie posted 04-04-2017 07:46 AM 723 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello fellas, I don’t know how many times I can post segmented bowl projects before you guys start to groan, but here I go again. The first bowl is cherry with purple heart stripes and caribbean rosewood base. The second bowl is caribbean rosewood with a cherry stripe. I ran across the rosewood at Windsor Plywood. I had not seen it used in projects before so I decided to give it a try. It is not fun to turn, but it sure came out pretty. Cherry, as always, turns like a dream. Thanks for taking a look, George

-- - George: Richland, Washington





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Vince

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#1 posted 04-04-2017 09:01 AM

Beautiful bowls, nice shape they both look like they came from the same mold…well done sir.

-- Vince

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 04-04-2017 12:52 PM

These may be more segmented bowls, but they are real beauties. Nice work.

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

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 04-04-2017 05:26 PM

There is nothing wrong with posting projects this well done.

I just enjoy the looks of them.

Where are the chips?

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 04-04-2017 07:53 PM

Now these are some beautiful bowls. Nice work.

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

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

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peteg

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#5 posted 04-04-2017 09:01 PM

Well done George, looks like you’ve taken time with the finishing, hey nobody’s counting you just keep posting we always enjoy nice work :)
cheers
pete

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

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RichCMD

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#6 posted 04-05-2017 12:17 PM

You’re right, the rosewood did come out nice. The bowls are lovely.

On a slightly different note, do you ever find yourself wondering just how many different kinds of rosewood there are?

-- Ride the bevel!

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