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Project by michelletwo posted 989 days ago 1586 views 5 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt to make an open spiral bowl. I am not real thrilled with it, but for a first I’m happy enough. I learned a great deal , and that’s always good. Canarywood 8 inch diam and about 3 tall.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.





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MShort

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#1 posted 989 days ago

Great first attempt Michelle. I have this on my to do list to try and do.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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BarbS

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#2 posted 989 days ago

Have to walk before you run! I’ll bet you fall asleep working out how to improve it. So, we’re waiting on the next one!

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 989 days ago

I think it is really cool. Nice art piece!!!!!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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rlrjr

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#4 posted 989 days ago

Simply beautiful.

-- When I works, I works hard. When I sits, I sits loose. And when I thinks I falls asleep.--

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amagineer

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#5 posted 989 days ago

You could have fooled me. It looks like a real professional job. I have never seen a spiral bowl before but yours is wonderful. Thanks for sharing this project
-Don

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

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Splinterhand

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#6 posted 989 days ago

I really like this, nice form.

And yes, I’ll probably steal this idea. :)

-- Ted - - Henderson, NC

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BritBoxmaker

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#7 posted 989 days ago

Gaining experience is always a good thing (like with my latest). It looks to be a theme worth exploring.

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

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WoodSpanker

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#8 posted 989 days ago

That is cool burgers with extra awesome-sauce! Hold the pickle!

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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mtnwild

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#9 posted 989 days ago

That’s cool!! Great job on that beginning. Love it!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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peteg

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#10 posted 989 days ago

A bit of a new direction here Michelle, boy you could realy go to market on this with some texture, pyro, maybe some gilders paste, what a great palette to work on, great job :))

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

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SASmith

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#11 posted 988 days ago

I can see this new technique spiraling out of control.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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Loucarb

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#12 posted 988 days ago

Looks pretty nice to me. Great job.

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planeBill

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#13 posted 988 days ago

First attempt or not, that is really cool. Beautiful piece of ART.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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a1Jim

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#14 posted 988 days ago

This looks great to me ,I like it.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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michelletwo

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#15 posted 988 days ago

thanks all, I appreicate the support

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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