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Project by michelletwo posted 919 days ago 1536 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m still on my kick of upgrading the humble bowl from a board concept. I have never seen a lid like this on a bowl from a board, i.e. inset. Think it looks pretty cool. (In the past I put lids on the top) I really like the black limba ..very distinct colors..the dark is all swirly. about 8 1/2 diam (my camera squishes everything..this is taller than it looks)
thanks for looking

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





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mmh

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#1 posted 919 days ago

What a beautiful piece! It looks vintage 60’s with a 2012 flair!

-- "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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Alexander Valle-Albert

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#2 posted 919 days ago

It looks pretty cool indeed….like the wood figure too!! Thanks for sharing…

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BarbS

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#3 posted 919 days ago

Oh, yeah… that’s very special. The angled grain, the inset lid, and the custom handle. Very well done!

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Charles Maxwell

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#4 posted 919 days ago

Nice!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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Transition

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#5 posted 919 days ago

Really nice piece! What did you use for the handle? Wonder if a corkscrew could be used? I’m thinking bottle chiller with a notched lid for a bottle’s neck, and a detachable corkscrew handle…

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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Grant Libramento

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#6 posted 919 days ago

Very sweet! The “board” approach offers more design freedom, as well as efficient use of material. Beautifully done.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 919 days ago

A very innovative design ,a great bowl.

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peteg

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#8 posted 918 days ago

Lovely job Michelle, you have a beautiful flow top to bottom, the inset lid works a real treat & finished of with classy lifter. Obviously you preped the surfaces well before glueing as you have nice tight joints, the straight side certainly adds to the grain flow. Fabulous 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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#9 posted 918 days ago

Wonderful.
I need to try one of these.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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LittlePaw

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#10 posted 918 days ago

I love the continuing grain pattern from top to bottom , , , unique and beautiful! Did you use a Ring Master?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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Woodbridge

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#11 posted 918 days ago

Great bowl, the grain pattern is striking.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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michelletwo

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#12 posted 918 days ago

littlepaw: No, but the same principle applies.

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

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#13 posted 918 days ago

Well done! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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hairy

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#14 posted 918 days ago

Very well done! I think it has an Art Deco look. Nice work.

-- what a long, strange trip it's been...

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michelletwo

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#15 posted 918 days ago

thanks all for taking the time to comment..it is always appreciated

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

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