Heart Bowl

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Project by Sumdume posted 940 days ago 858 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this bowl for a Nephew’s wedding. It is maple and cedar. I purchased the pattern online. The inside waste was removed with a router with a CMT bowl bit and collet extension. The exterior waste was removed with my Rikon bandsaw.

I am not satisfied with the proportions. It seems that the Maple layers are too thick. What do all y’all think?

-- Rule # 1 - Don't mix yer blood and sawdust!

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#1 posted 940 days ago


I have not tried making bowls with a bowl bit yet, but it seems to show terrific results. This is a fantastic pattern.

I think porportionally it looks just fine.

If you are personally worried about the Maple being too thick I would make the top maple layer slightly thinner but leave the bottom as it is. That way the top Maple layer acts more like an accent instead of actually part of the bowl.

Great job and very nice finish!

-- Mike, Florida,

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#2 posted 940 days ago

Nice bowl with cool woods too.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 940 days ago

Wow, that is just so good…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#4 posted 937 days ago

Thanks for the compliments.

-- Rule # 1 - Don't mix yer blood and sawdust!

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#5 posted 936 days ago

thats beautiful! i think the dimensions are perfect

-- "Putty and paint make the carpenter I ain't"

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