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Project by joev3 posted 811 days ago 1878 views 10 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece which is made from maple, sapele, and yellow Heart which I named “Direction”, became a fun project of challenge for me, definitely tested my patience, but very rewarding after the last piece was fitted to close the ends. I used 5 bowls at 11” by 6” to construct the brick lay look of the bowls, once the bowls had the right slope and shaped to the thicness of 3/8 I then cut the bowls in halfs and quarters to come up with a directional flow of design, to complete the project I used a wipe on finish.





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ChrisK

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#1 posted 811 days ago

Wow!

-- Chris K

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Sanity

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#2 posted 811 days ago

Very nice! Reminds me of Malcolm Tibbetts work.

-- Stuart

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#3 posted 811 days ago

That is AMAZING! Very nice work. It looks totally seamless!
Thanks for sharing.
Well done!

-- Central Ohio, Still got 9 and 15/16 fingers!

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Tokolosi

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#4 posted 811 days ago

That is a really beautifull piece! You are an artist!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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shipwright

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#5 posted 811 days ago

This is really a nice piece.
Lots of precision and lots of thought went into it and the result is just very cool.
Great idea and excellent execution.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#6 posted 811 days ago

OMG. I can not even begin to see myslef completing this to the simple bowl stage. I am very very impressed with your patience and attention to detail. A lovely piece of art.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Jeremy Greiner

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#7 posted 811 days ago

That is a nice piece and thank you for showing the process, I would have never been able to guess how it was made :)

-- Easy to use end grain cutting board designer: http://www.1024studios.com/cuttingboard.html

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#8 posted 811 days ago

Very impressive.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#9 posted 811 days ago

Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Rickterscale

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#10 posted 811 days ago

Wow. Super cool!

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deon

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#11 posted 811 days ago

Very cool

-- Dreaming patterns

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#12 posted 811 days ago

Good job,

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#13 posted 811 days ago

That’s awesome, very, very cool. Thanks for the explanation on how you did it.

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

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#14 posted 811 days ago

I’m glad you showed the method because I was wondering… “how in the helium balloon did he do that?” I bet that took a while! Looks great!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#15 posted 811 days ago

Great ribbon turning, alot of work went into that piece, nice work.

-- Tom D

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