Koa wood bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by rockmolsen posted 02-11-2014 01:09 PM 1148 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been turning for just under a year now. Still learning and getting the technique. This was my first attempt using inlay material. I was on vacation in Hawaii this year and my wife spotted a sign that said Aloha Woods so I had to go. I ordered a bunch of wood and had it shipped back. This was a bowl blank of Koa (Beautiful wood) that I think turned out rather well. It is 6” W x 3 1/4 H.

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

5 comments so far

View Benboy's profile


105 posts in 2133 days

#1 posted 02-11-2014 03:01 PM

Where at in Hawaii was Aloha Woods? I might be going there next year. Would love to get more Koa.

-- If I can't make it, I probably don't need it.

View helluvawreck's profile


29707 posts in 2738 days

#2 posted 02-11-2014 03:21 PM

This is a very nice looking bowl.

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

View rockmolsen's profile


241 posts in 1444 days

#3 posted 02-11-2014 05:18 PM

Aloha Woods was very close to the airport on the Big Island

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

View Minakorea's profile


3 posts in 1435 days

#4 posted 02-13-2014 03:24 PM

This is such a piece of art! I love the inlay technique-

View Fishinbo's profile


11362 posts in 2047 days

#5 posted 02-17-2014 03:05 PM

Your bowl came out really beautiful. Like the gorgeous Koa and the inlay is a great accent. Great job!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics