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Project by john925 posted 04-07-2012 03:56 PM 1428 views 5 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of my Wife’s wanted a gift bowl for her friend in Arizona and wanted an Indian motif. So drawing on the inspiration of Ray Allen, I came up with this design. Too many woods to mention all but the base is Black Mesquite, the rim is So. American Rosewood and the feature ring includes maple, wenge, bloodwood and ebony. The Turquoise rounds are Inlace poured in place. Bowl is approx. 7 1/2 in. dia and about 4 1/2 inches high. Any comments or suggestions would be appreciated.

Updated picture of side on per request.

-- John, Brentwood, CA

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#1 posted 04-07-2012 04:36 PM

Really impressive

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#2 posted 04-07-2012 04:47 PM

Wow, I love it, great job!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#3 posted 04-07-2012 05:08 PM

looks like a lot of work .
love it love it

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#4 posted 04-07-2012 06:19 PM

Beautiful bowl!

-- Scott in North Carolina

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#5 posted 04-07-2012 06:37 PM

hi very nice looking bowl love the Feature ring it is very unusual


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#6 posted 04-07-2012 06:37 PM

Well done Sir!

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#7 posted 04-07-2012 07:46 PM

Hi John 925 very well done would like to see side on picture. Joints well executed Regards Tamboti

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#8 posted 04-07-2012 07:50 PM

I would buy that in a heartbeat that’s a beauty no mistake well done John keep em coming.Alistair

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#9 posted 04-07-2012 08:09 PM

This is GORGEOUS! You did a very fine job and did you count how many pieces there are?

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#10 posted 04-07-2012 09:12 PM

Erwin, I’ve stopped counting pieces on my work – just to many to keep count of but suffice to say, well over 200 in this piece of art.

-- John, Brentwood, CA

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#11 posted 04-08-2012 12:12 AM

Very beautiful work

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#12 posted 04-08-2012 01:20 AM

Extremely nice work !!

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#13 posted 04-08-2012 02:00 AM

Magnificent work. That piece belongs in a museum.

Beautiful craftsmanship.

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#14 posted 04-08-2012 02:16 AM

Totally love it. Great Job !


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#15 posted 04-08-2012 02:30 AM

I reiterate Erwin, this is gorgeous! I’m going to have to learn segmented bowl turning.

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