Nautical Flag bowl

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Project by john925 posted 05-05-2012 05:18 PM 1147 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a bowl I created following my previous Indian Spirits bowl. The feature ring sort of reminds me of nautical flags hence I named it Semaphore. The bowl is approx. 7 in. by 5 inches, constructed of Mesquite as the base wood, with bloodwood, wenge, Ebony, Holly, yellowheart, maple for the feature ring. The bowl has a floating bottom. I used a piece of Pheasant wood that I recently acquired while on a trip to Hawaii. As always, comments are appreicated.

-- John, Brentwood, CA

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#1 posted 05-05-2012 09:24 PM

hi great bowl love the feature ring
you did a great job
very nice finish

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#2 posted 05-05-2012 09:58 PM

Very nice bowl, I really like the choice of woods for your feature ring that you used, nice job!!!

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#3 posted 05-06-2012 09:58 AM

It’s bold!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#4 posted 05-06-2012 01:21 PM

A wonderful piece and a great combination of woods. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 05-07-2012 10:43 PM

Great looking bowl, I love the design you put into it.

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

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#6 posted 08-04-2012 05:48 PM

unbelievable !! nice work

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