Block-effect Bowl

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Project by TheDane posted 12-31-2017 01:35 AM 614 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Playing around with the jig I built to route flutes and grooves. Design was done with a router with a ‘V’ bit and a point tool.

The wood is Ambrosia Maple, dyed with KEDA dyes, and finished with spray lacquer. Measures a little more than 10-1/2 inches in diameter and a little less than 2 inches high.

This bowl is based on an article by Pat Carroll in the Winter 2017 edition of Woodturning magazine.

The jig I used …
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-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#1 posted 12-31-2017 01:37 AM

Very unusual and a neat job. It is also attractive.

Will make a very interesting table centerpiece.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 12-31-2017 06:48 AM

Beautiful piece Gerry. Nice colour with the dye.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 12-31-2017 08:43 AM

Every time you are suprising. Nice looking bowl!


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#4 posted 12-31-2017 03:23 PM

Very cool effect.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#5 posted 12-31-2017 06:59 PM

Quite unique and interesting patern, painting also.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 12-31-2017 08:44 PM

Gerry, this is so beautiful and nicely done. I love the design and the quality craftsmanship. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 01-01-2018 01:13 AM

That is a unique piece and well done!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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