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Project by Olivierj posted 03-01-2012 09:55 PM 1720 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a relatively simple project, just took patience and careful laminating to ensure the lines and corners were clean. Walnut and Ambrosia Maple made for an inexpensive bowl with nice contrast.

Side view included
For a finish, I simply used Myland’s High Build Friction Polish.

Thanks for the encouragement!

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#1 posted 03-01-2012 10:05 PM

Very nice. Love the maple and walnut combo.
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#2 posted 03-01-2012 10:12 PM

Great wood combination, and really nice turning. Welcome to LJ’s great to have you here.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 03-02-2012 02:51 AM

Really nice work. Very unique.

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#4 posted 03-02-2012 03:09 AM

Great turning! love the way the laminations came out in the turning.

Keep it up.


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#5 posted 03-02-2012 03:44 AM

Nice job…......................some day I will be there.

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#6 posted 03-02-2012 03:56 AM

Very good. I would like to see a side view photo if it isn’t too much trouble.

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#7 posted 03-02-2012 12:49 PM

That’s beautiful… Nice job!

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#8 posted 03-02-2012 02:14 PM

Looks great. What did you finish it with?

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#9 posted 03-02-2012 02:46 PM

Nice looking bowl a very creative approach.

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#10 posted 03-02-2012 05:12 PM

Interesting pattern of squares in the round.
My first thought was how careful you have to be to keep everything centered. You came pretty close.

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#11 posted 03-02-2012 07:16 PM

looking good :-)

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#12 posted 11-17-2013 07:17 PM

awesome bowls. i like the fact that you have your own designs, and are not trying to emulate a generic design idea, as you so often see.

-- David Milton colville washington

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