Last Patchwork Bowl (for awhile)

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Project by taidsturning posted 08-04-2010 10:09 PM 1334 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another Patchwork Quilt bowl made from leftover strips and pieces, not because I’ve used up all my leftovers, but just time to move on. This one has some Cherry, Monterillo, Myrtle, Cocobolo, Maple, Padauk, and Walnut. Finish is Tung Oil and Wax.

Its a little over 9” in diameter and about 3.25” high.

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

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#1 posted 08-04-2010 10:49 PM

Very Nice! I will miss seeing your patchwork quilt bowls. Have fun doing whatever…

Chuck aka ‘The SedcoKid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#2 posted 08-04-2010 10:54 PM

Hey those are working out pretty good for ya, looks great.

-- RStadler

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#3 posted 08-04-2010 11:41 PM

very nice love all the different colors great job


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#4 posted 08-05-2010 01:57 AM

Beautiful Bill. I have not heard of Monterillo, what and where is it from? I think segmented turning is so beautiful. Being a quilter I really like the patch work.

-- Jim Roberts, Port Orchard Washington

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#5 posted 08-05-2010 02:23 AM

very cool, you did a awesome job

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

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#6 posted 08-05-2010 02:37 AM

Monterillo is also called Tiger Rosewood and it comes from a small tree which grows in Venezuela and Ecuador. I have seldom gotten a board much wider than 4” and I guess that’s because of the small size of the tree. It works well for me in my work and it turns well.

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

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#7 posted 08-05-2010 02:42 AM

I really like it!
So Beautiful.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#8 posted 08-05-2010 09:25 AM

Another beautiful piece of art. Will miss seeing these but looking forward to seeing what you surprise us with next.

Keep it up.


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

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#9 posted 08-05-2010 03:13 PM

Outstanding.Breath taking colours

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 08-05-2010 06:15 PM

What a great way to use up leftovers! Terrific work.

-- Robb

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#11 posted 08-12-2010 06:21 PM

That’s really really cool. Maybe one day…

-- Tim, Plant City FL

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#12 posted 08-22-2010 05:28 PM

very nice i could never do a nice pattern dont know how i just cut and put together with no pattern just looks cool

-- Richie, PA - " from rough cut to fine rustic furniture "

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