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9” Diameter x 1.5” High


Salad Bowl “food safe” finish

This is an original design.

-- Engineer by day, Woodworker by night, Original Approach LLC, Windsor CO,

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#1 posted 05-25-2010 09:00 PM

that is crazy!! I wouldn’t even begin to know how to do this!! GREAT job

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#2 posted 05-25-2010 09:49 PM

Very nice you always have great designs

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 05-25-2010 11:26 PM

I agree, it must be made on a CNC machine. It is a cool design. It could be used as a logo for some company!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 05-25-2010 11:28 PM

not sure why people are convinced this is a CNC job. I have a feeling something like this, with a bit of tinkering couldn’t be done with a router and some slanted jigs…

makes me want to try it… i’ve got ideas in my head about how i would attempt it, not sure it would work though.. will play with the concept tonight in the garage..

-- Your mind, much like a parachute, works best when open.

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#5 posted 05-25-2010 11:58 PM

Very nice and unusual and looks like a lot of work. I think there is one just like it inside my car engine made of stee and all covered with motor oil.

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#6 posted 05-26-2010 12:54 AM

How fun!

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#7 posted 05-26-2010 03:42 AM


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#8 posted 05-26-2010 04:31 AM

Sweet job.

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#9 posted 05-26-2010 05:20 AM

wow, great job on this… looks amazing…

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

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#10 posted 05-26-2010 07:24 AM

Great design. Very impressive piece. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 05-28-2010 05:06 AM

Very cool!! Great looking, very interesting….................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#12 posted 05-28-2010 05:16 AM

Gear! This is nice. DID you CNC it? there is no shame in that.

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#13 posted 05-30-2010 03:46 AM

A few “one worders” – Wow! Cool! Awesome! Chase

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