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Turned this bowl about a month ago with some scraps of Walnut, Maple and Burmese Blackwood.
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#1 posted 06-18-2012 03:22 PM
Look’s great. From scraps to a handy useful bowl. Nice one.
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#2 posted 06-18-2012 07:04 PM
Very nice, I like it!
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#3 posted 06-19-2012 12:40 AM
Love it. Great contrast with the woods. Fantastic job!
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#4 posted 06-19-2012 02:10 AM
I absolutely adore this… it’s so simple, but really elegant. I’m wondering, for the top “lip”, did you glue an entire panel to it or did you somehow salvage some of the interior of it?
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#5 posted 06-19-2012 03:09 AM
Thanks for the comments.
The lip around the top was actually actually a long thin strip back wood that I cut into 4 pieces and glued in a diamond pattern to the top of the laminated block. The pieces were just wide enough to allow me to create the correct diameter and thickness of the bowl. – John
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#6 posted 06-19-2012 04:23 PM
What a great job… I would seriously consider buying this from you… what do you want? $500-600?Drop me a note and we can set up the purchase. ;-)
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#7 posted 06-19-2012 08:24 PM
it’s unusual,; the strip almost looks like it’s jumping out fro the surfaces of the bowl. nice work.
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#8 posted 06-20-2012 06:44 AM
I’m a big fan of contrast and this realy, really works! I’m not much of a turner but I can appreciate the effort that went into this. Super!
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#9 posted 06-23-2012 08:14 PM
Do you have any problem with splitting of the bowl with cross grain laminations?
#10 posted 06-24-2012 06:44 PM
Don – Haven’t had any issues with splitting to date. John
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