Southwest style bowl

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The top was assembled first as it is easier to fit an assembled piece to the bowl rather than to make the individual pieces fit. This was made for a friend in New Mexico as a gift. It is made from soft maple and bloodwood.

-- Bill North Carolina

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#1 posted 1519 days ago

Wow wow wow what a master piece this is a great turning.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1519 days ago

i hate soft maple… its soooo hard to sanddd without leaving scratches!!! did you have troubles? btw this is awesome! i want to start doing some segmented turning :)

-- The hard work won't take too long, the impossible will take a little longer

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Les Hastings

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#3 posted 1519 days ago

Awesome work Bill, that’s a great looking piece! And welcome to Lumberjocks we’re all glad you could join us.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#4 posted 1519 days ago

I am curious, what are the dimensions? The finish looks flawless, and I like the designs on the sides. A very pleasing form to the eyes.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#5 posted 1519 days ago

Very impressive looking bowl. Beautifully done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 1519 days ago

Great piece, I am sure they will love to display it in a very prominent place.

-- Norman

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#7 posted 1519 days ago

This is really impressive! It looks so good it is easy to underestimate the effort that goes into that much detail. Well done!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 1519 days ago

Well, I’m just as amazed as the other, beautiful piece.

-- RStadler

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#9 posted 1519 days ago

WOW what a gift!!! lets see how many people put you on their buddies list!! hahaha

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

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#10 posted 1518 days ago

wow..I do a ton of segmenting so I know the time & patience this took…

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#11 posted 1518 days ago

Stunning work for sure, the finish is first rate work. Thanks for showing your art its wonderful craftsmanship.

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