Mahogany Bowl

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Project by Roper posted 04-22-2010 04:22 PM 1529 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this piece of mahogany is a little over 8 inch’s across and 2 inch’s deep, the walls are about 1/8 inch thick. finished with tung-oil and buffed.all comments and questions welcome. Enjoy.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#1 posted 04-22-2010 05:04 PM

That looks great. I love the rim detail.

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#2 posted 04-22-2010 05:49 PM

Beautiful grain detail. Unique piece of Mahogany. How did you do the holes for the detail work on the rim?

-- Jim Roberts, Port Orchard Washington

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#3 posted 04-22-2010 06:27 PM

Wonderful piece. I don’t know where to start. It’s beautiful, gorgeous and the grain just POP!

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 04-22-2010 06:55 PM

wow, never seen mahogany like that. very pretty & nice detail on rim

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#5 posted 04-22-2010 07:09 PM

Beautiful piece!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 04-22-2010 07:43 PM

Well Done. Gorgeous piece of Mahogany & I like the detail on the rim too.

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#7 posted 04-22-2010 09:15 PM

thanks for all the great feedback guys. Jim I use a dremel tool to do the band detail.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#8 posted 04-22-2010 10:10 PM

Great detail, beautiful color and grain, you did a really great job!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#9 posted 04-23-2010 01:30 AM

Fantastic bowl. Love the rim detail and the grain just POPs!

Keep it up.


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

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#10 posted 04-23-2010 01:31 AM

Great figure in the wood and the finish is nice too. very cool.

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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#11 posted 04-23-2010 01:45 AM

Beautiful piece of wood and a turning to show it off to best advantage.

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

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#12 posted 04-23-2010 03:38 AM

I like the edge detail and it is a nice piece of wood.

-- ---call me---- Mark

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#13 posted 04-23-2010 12:47 PM

Great looking bowl there, I really like the edge.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#14 posted 04-23-2010 04:42 PM

Marvelous piece of work from all angles.


-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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