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Bowl #2

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Project by Ozworkshop posted 07-16-2012 11:25 AM 742 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my second bowl. more of a platter really as made from 30mm thick stock. Timber is cypress pine, which is prone to splitting. But this is just a practice piece. It is 220mm in diameter (8.5”). It does have some pretty grain.

-- Rob, Victoria, Australia, http://www.youtube.com/ozworkshop , http://www.facebook.com/ozworkshop





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murch

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#1 posted 07-16-2012 03:55 PM

Very eye-catching piece. Well done.

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Ethan Harris

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#2 posted 07-16-2012 04:07 PM

I love that the grain shows through on both sides of this piece.

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#3 posted 07-16-2012 05:23 PM

what a beautiful little bowl! i like how you can barely tell the difference in pattern from top to bottom.

-- ''if you don't know what it does... don't f*** about with it'' - Ivan Hill, my grand farther

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#4 posted 07-16-2012 10:47 PM

Great piece of timber to work with Rob, nice end result :)
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 07-17-2012 01:16 AM

Great job and nice grain!

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#6 posted 07-17-2012 04:13 AM

Unusual heartwood/sapwwod mix. Must be where two branches joined. An interesting piece !

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Ozworkshop

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#7 posted 07-17-2012 06:22 AM

Hi guys, thanks for the comments. The timber is actually book matched and joined in the centre. It does give in a nice butterfly effect. Here cypress pine is used as a second grade timber for fence posts, poles etc because it doesn’t rot in the ground. It does move a lot so I don’t know what will happen to this piece… Worth the experiment though.

-- Rob, Victoria, Australia, http://www.youtube.com/ozworkshop , http://www.facebook.com/ozworkshop

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