Three cornered bowl

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Project by AnthonyD posted 02-11-2013 08:51 AM 1384 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch


This was an amazing burl that was given to me a while back that i couldnt figure out what to do with it. It was too small to make a bowl from just the solid burl. So i picked an off center starting point, turned it true and added some meat of three of the side to give it some more size and I think it looks really cool. I love the old look of the burl with the contemperary look of the purple and red heart, and the white spacers just add that exra touch. Let me know what you think!

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#1 posted 02-11-2013 10:19 AM

Love the look

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#2 posted 02-11-2013 10:47 AM

welcome to Lj’s..clever way to use a smaller piece.

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#3 posted 02-11-2013 12:05 PM

It’s beautiful. You should try some inlays on those voids. Red Coral would be excellent.

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#4 posted 02-11-2013 02:25 PM

That’s unusual and I love the wood.

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#5 posted 02-11-2013 03:19 PM

I really like the way you added to the original piece of wood to give it some character and size!!! Beautiful work and great idea!!!


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#6 posted 02-11-2013 05:41 PM

A really nice bowl. It warrants more than one picture, to fully appreciate it.

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#7 posted 02-11-2013 06:13 PM

Trick bowl ! You’ve struck on a good idea I would say !

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#8 posted 02-11-2013 07:00 PM

Great way to save a questionable blank. Better safe than sorry. Ask me how I know.
Turned out beautiful.

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