Striped Bowl

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Project by Olivierj posted 765 days ago 967 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned this bowl about a month ago with some scraps of Walnut, Maple and Burmese Blackwood.

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#1 posted 765 days ago

Look’s great. From scraps to a handy useful bowl. Nice one.

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#2 posted 764 days ago

Very nice, I like it!

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#3 posted 764 days ago

Love it. Great contrast with the woods. Fantastic job!

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#4 posted 764 days ago

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 764 days ago

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 763 days ago

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 763 days ago

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 763 days ago

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 759 days ago

Do you have any problem with splitting of the bowl with cross grain laminations?


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#10 posted 758 days ago

Don – Haven’t had any issues with splitting to date. John

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