branched bowl

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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 05-31-2010 05:06 AM 2043 views 2 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted a blog on this bowl, previously called the lidded bowl. However, I have concluded that I have enough things to do, and that I will not be making a lid for this bowl. Therefore, it has become a finished project, ready for immediate purchase. The bowl is Amber bamboo, and sports a variety of woods for the branches and leaves. As always I welcome constructive criticism, positive or negative.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#1 posted 05-31-2010 05:09 AM

You always amaze me Keith this is art of the highest form.

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#2 posted 05-31-2010 05:32 AM

Awesome job!

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............

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#3 posted 05-31-2010 05:55 AM

Great looking bowl. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 05-31-2010 06:01 AM

very cool … how many hours do you have in this project? What glue do you use?

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 05-31-2010 07:20 AM

WOW, this is awesome! What a wonderful looking project. Love how the branches entwines around the bowl.

Erwin Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 05-31-2010 07:31 AM

Turned out great!!

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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#7 posted 05-31-2010 08:18 AM

Nice one Keith.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 05-31-2010 08:32 AM

Very nice!! i really like this one!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#9 posted 05-31-2010 08:38 AM

This is a impressive bowl. I really like the inlay. By the way how many pieces did you use for the segment part of the bowl? Looks like a lot. Also would be interested in how long did it take you to make it?

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

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#10 posted 05-31-2010 10:09 AM

very nice bowl! You should be proud of yourself!

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#11 posted 05-31-2010 11:26 AM

This is so beautiful, I’m lost of words.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#12 posted 05-31-2010 12:28 PM

I take it thtat this is built up bamboo slab at the start and used in that form & is not really segmented as we usually think of it…it is a very intriguing bowl and a real eye-catcher

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#13 posted 05-31-2010 01:32 PM

beautiful !

you do excellent work , Keith .

way to go .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#14 posted 05-31-2010 03:15 PM

I love it ,great piece of work ,didn’t anyone ever tell you your supposed to stay between the lines, ha ha

-- jim nevada

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#15 posted 05-31-2010 03:51 PM

As always your work is exceptional, truly a work of art.

-- Joanne, New York,

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