Pointed Bowl

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Project by alholstein posted 895 days ago 948 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was using this as a trial bowl to make something larger in the future. I had a scrap block of beech and a little bit of fir that I liked the grain of. I cut the block on a diagonal and then glued the fir in the middle like a sandwich to get the angle. The shape and direction of the grain was fixed by the starting block so it runs at an angle to the points. Comments would be welcomed.

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#1 posted 895 days ago

Neat idea Al this has all sorts of possibilites, like the rim treatment, well done :)

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

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#2 posted 895 days ago

Very nice. The different grain patterns gives it a nice touch.

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#3 posted 895 days ago

You have created a wonderful grained bowl. It is fun to come up with different grain designs. Nice work.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#4 posted 895 days ago

I like the grain design. Very nice.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#5 posted 895 days ago

A very interesting shape – really nice! I like it.

For me, I would not include the angled accent strip on this piece. The two features seem to compete rather than compliment. Just my $0.02…

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#6 posted 886 days ago

I love this bowl. Pattern wood grain is beautiful. A good idea this diagonally sandwich.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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#7 posted 780 days ago

Very cool looking bowl, you are onto something here.
Keep them coming…..

Thanks for sharing.


-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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