American Cherry Bowl

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Project by BarbS posted 02-13-2012 08:40 AM 1144 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A new bowl in warm, wonderful Cherry. 9-1/2” diameter x 2” deep, the inside form of this one slopes gently to the center, while the outside is flared in a wide cove to the rim. Always trying new forms, for me. Tell me what you think!


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#1 posted 02-13-2012 08:47 AM

smooth and graceful barbs

appeals to the eye

mama bear porridge size
(compared to the last one)


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#2 posted 02-13-2012 10:08 AM

Graceful is a good description. I love the form and the wood choice. Beautiful!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 02-13-2012 11:29 AM

hi barb: what do I think? I think you should give yourself a present & get some wood 3-4 inches thick. You’ve been doing well with 2” material, but thicker wood would give you more squiggle room for creativity, and design.

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#4 posted 02-13-2012 12:13 PM

I just loves me some cherry.
Looks great from here Barb.


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#5 posted 02-13-2012 12:23 PM

I see a nice mixed green salad sitting in a bowl that will get darker red with time. I like the broad base. It would hold a lot of weight well like large grapefruit. Nice job.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#6 posted 02-13-2012 01:32 PM

Beautiful bowl, Barb.


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#7 posted 02-13-2012 02:26 PM

There is something beautiful about a well executed form like that! Thanks for posting!

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#8 posted 02-13-2012 02:36 PM

Narb: A great looking bowl.

It does seem to flow gently but has a firm foundation.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#9 posted 02-13-2012 03:52 PM

Very nice. Always have loved cherry. Great job Barb !!

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#10 posted 02-13-2012 04:30 PM

Thanks, all! And Michelle, I will be buying some 16/4 material soon. Using what I have…..


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#11 posted 02-13-2012 07:47 PM

Beautiful work Barb!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#12 posted 02-13-2012 08:04 PM

Very practical design for a piece you intend to use Barb, gee that cherry looks nice
Well done

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#13 posted 02-17-2012 12:50 AM

Best wishes Barb , love your work

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