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Routed Bowls- Flower candy dishes

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Project by rsmith71 posted 06-07-2010 04:59 AM 2327 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a couple of flower-shaped routed bowls I made at my wife’s request. Actually, these are the last two of a dozen made to be end of year gifts for women that she works with at various school districts she serves.

The flowers are approx. 8” across and 1 1/4” deep. I used maple on some and cherry for others, one poplar and one red oak. I inlaid walnut circles for the center of the flowers.

As with my other routed bowls, I used the CMT bowl bit and extension. I’ve gotten my money’s worth out of that kit.

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts





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degoose

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#1 posted 06-07-2010 08:05 AM

I love using the router… swell way of making a bowl other than circular

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 06-07-2010 12:26 PM

I really like these Robert. It’s cool how I can honestly say “The pictures don’t do them justice”...lol

I know after getting the chance to see these in person I am definitely sold on the CMT bowl bit set. It has made its way on my “Must Have” list….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 06-07-2010 03:47 PM

These are really wonderful! What a fun, bright idea. I love them! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 06-07-2010 04:36 PM

Cool candie dishes a really happy design

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#5 posted 06-07-2010 07:26 PM

Very nice indeed. Looks good.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#6 posted 06-08-2010 01:22 AM

It’s flower power!!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#7 posted 06-08-2010 03:05 AM

Nice looking bowls, excellent design.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#8 posted 07-23-2010 06:33 PM

Very cool. What did you use to make the template?

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