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Brazillian Cherry Bowl with Decorative Sand Inlay

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Project by Rob Macdonald posted 03-14-2012 12:42 AM 2041 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Brazillian Cherry bowl with decorative sand inlay

The three pieces of wood were glued with Original Gorilla Glue

Polish was EEE UltraShine and then I sanded it off and sprayed it with gloss

The inlay was made with 25% white and 75% terracotta decorative sand inlayed with CA glue. It was turned down using chisels after many sharpenings

-- IF IT IS TO BE IT IS UP TO ME





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SuburbanDon

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#1 posted 03-14-2012 01:28 AM

Neat !

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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Bearpie

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#2 posted 03-14-2012 02:27 AM

Yes, the sand is hard on the tools, but you have a lovely bowl as a result! Is the sand all the way through the bowl?

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Rob Macdonald

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#3 posted 03-14-2012 03:00 AM

The cherry pieces were glued together and turned down to near finished size and then I used a parting tool to make a 1/4” deep channel for the inlay. Hollowing the bowl was 99% wood and just a little work to get the inside of the inlay finished.

-- IF IT IS TO BE IT IS UP TO ME

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SawdustTX

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#4 posted 03-14-2012 04:30 AM

Creative and beautiful. Very nice!

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SakeenaBlue

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#5 posted 03-14-2012 01:54 PM

I like it! What a great way to have a keepsake from a great trip to the beach!

-- Nancy

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Martyroc

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#6 posted 03-15-2012 01:51 AM

Beautiful Bowl, Nice work with the sand inlay.

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

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stefang

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#7 posted 03-15-2012 03:58 PM

Nice! The sand inlay looks wonderful in a subdued sort of way.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Douwe

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#8 posted 03-15-2012 08:03 PM

Creative thinking! Normaly you keep sand as far as possible from your iron tools.
This beautyfull bowl inspires to explore new ways.

-- Douwe

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Borgmc1

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#9 posted 03-27-2012 04:37 AM

I like the way you turned the inside so you can see the inlay. Very creative.

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