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Project by Mark posted 02-19-2014 10:04 PM 1266 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bowl I made from various wood that I laminated into a blank and the turned into a bowl. I corded the bowl blank out and used it for the top after I added a maple rim to it.

The turning and sanding of this was a little different than a single type of wood as some wood was harder than others.

The style I was going for was an ” Asia” look. Some tell me that it also has an ” Africa ” look. Not sure which fits it’s style best.

The underside of the bowl rim I had to turn using a hollowing tool on the backside of the lathe. It would have been nice to have a remote start/ stop switch when working on that side as the controls on my Powermatic were difficult to reach.

-- Mark clio,mi ..making wood talk is fun





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Brett

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#1 posted 02-19-2014 10:12 PM

Very nice! I love all the different woods. I would say that it has more of a UFO look to it but you may not want to hear that. I was hoping to see some chocolate chip cookies hidden under that lid! :)

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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#2 posted 02-19-2014 10:23 PM

That is a beautiful piece Mark. No question about it. I don’t think I have ever seen so much laminate detail in a turning. Very well done.
I could imagine how many hours you have in the glue up. Just beautiful.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 02-19-2014 10:34 PM

Excellent piece Mark.

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#4 posted 02-19-2014 11:45 PM

wow, that is so cool, love the pattern, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#5 posted 02-20-2014 12:06 AM

Wow, very nice. I like the combination of woods, very unique & great looking.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#6 posted 02-20-2014 12:36 AM

This is really cool

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 02-20-2014 06:04 AM

Awsome.What an outstanding shapes and patterns!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 02-20-2014 06:19 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed Mark! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#9 posted 02-20-2014 11:57 AM

Thanks for all of the nice comments, I had fun doing this one.

-- Mark clio,mi ..making wood talk is fun

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#10 posted 02-20-2014 02:27 PM

Whatever the style name you give it, it is an unique and beautiful bowl.

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#11 posted 02-20-2014 06:54 PM

WOW! That bowl is really super cool looking!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#12 posted 02-20-2014 08:11 PM

Yes I too heartilly aprove of this superb design and also well turned.Have a lot of safe fun and keep em coming brother. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#13 posted 02-26-2014 03:01 PM

Wonderful bowl! Great wood colors and cool patterns. Like the unique shape and design. Great work!

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#14 posted 05-07-2015 04:48 PM

Originally. Is pleasing to the eye. And the hostess with the advantage and pride will put on a table.

-- ganchik Sasha Russia

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