Ash Bowl with inlay and collar

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Project by TurnTurnTurn posted 06-17-2011 12:07 AM 1702 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is Ash, the inlay and collar are Makore. It is finished with a gloss wipe on poly. If you are interested the idea came from the August 2010 edition of American Woodturner. Thanks for looking.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#1 posted 06-17-2011 12:37 AM

That is one beautiful bowl. Did you laminate on the Makore in one flat piece and then turn through it to make the two rings? That is a real eye catcher!!!!!!!!!!!

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#2 posted 06-17-2011 01:27 AM

lovely combination of timbers & form, great finish to boot, well done ;))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 06-17-2011 02:22 AM

Thats very cool…can I ask a question? Do you set out with a specific wood in mind?

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#4 posted 06-17-2011 02:30 AM

Great looking hollow form, I really like the color combination between the two woods. The finish is sweet as well. I agree with Jim, were the two laminated together or did you do something different and what is the size and finish…

Thanks for sharing

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#5 posted 06-17-2011 03:48 AM

looks great, nice cobination, and form.
Thanks for sharing

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#6 posted 06-17-2011 05:42 AM

Great job.

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#7 posted 06-17-2011 08:43 AM

Hi Hi Hi Turn Turn Turn. Great Great Great looking looking looking piece piece piece man man man.

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#8 posted 06-17-2011 11:08 AM

Very nice great colors!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 06-17-2011 05:36 PM

Thanks for the interest. The piece is 8 1/2 inches in diameter and about 4 inches in height. The inlay and the collar were turned from the same block of wood. The inlay was turned to fit the inlay groove that I put in the bowl and the collar was laminated to the bowl blank prior to hollowing. The finish is a Minwax wipe on poly (gloss). Hope that helps.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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