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Project by michelletwo posted 09-09-2011 02:04 AM 1477 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have benn trying to upgrade the poor lowly “bowl from a board” concept and make it more interesting to turners. On this one i cut thru in 12 places and I think that helps give this humble form a bit of pizzaz!
black Limba 7+diam & 11 h

If you are over at Youtube I just uploaded my first ever video. wcncm8T44k4 I would be honored if you had the time to view it. thanks





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CanuckGal

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#1 posted 09-09-2011 04:28 AM

Fascinating! Pizzaz is an understatement. It’s spectacular!

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.

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Grant Libramento

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#2 posted 09-09-2011 04:28 AM

Really enjoyed your whole range of incredible work on the Youtube video.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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mmh

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#3 posted 09-09-2011 06:02 AM

Very cool piece! It’s incredible what you can do with a plank of wood!

Here’s a link to your video Woodturnings & Woodworking

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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michelletwo

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#4 posted 09-09-2011 12:10 PM

thanks you 3…it’s hard to try to do something new, and to jazz up a humble much malined concept. Add a camera that makes everything squat, and ta da you have this piece. Mmh, appreciate the link. will send you a note later today.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#5 posted 09-09-2011 01:51 PM

This is another beautiful piece, Michelle! You really make me want to try to do some lathe work. :)

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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Michael1

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#6 posted 09-09-2011 02:08 PM

very beautiful piece. I love the design. Its amazong this was done from a single board

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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michelletwo

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#7 posted 09-09-2011 02:12 PM

Grant: glad you enjoyed it..do you have a video of your chairs? worK? If so, I would like to see it..

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BritBoxmaker

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#8 posted 09-09-2011 06:09 PM

Something about the vertical lines finishes this design perfectly, for me. Good work, Michelle.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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