LumberJocks

Bowl with a lid-Laminated

  • Advertise with us
Project by Mark posted 158 days ago 778 views 0 times favorited 13 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





13 comments so far

View Brett's profile

Brett

881 posts in 1360 days


#1 posted 158 days ago

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

View doubleDD's profile

doubleDD

2331 posts in 644 days


#2 posted 158 days ago

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

View clarkey's profile

clarkey

441 posts in 1657 days


#3 posted 158 days ago

Excellent piece Mark.

View steve_in_ohio's profile

steve_in_ohio

1017 posts in 211 days


#4 posted 158 days ago

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

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

View Oldtool's profile

Oldtool

1746 posts in 791 days


#5 posted 158 days ago

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

View Monte Pittman's profile (online now)

Monte Pittman

13305 posts in 939 days


#6 posted 158 days ago

This is really cool

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

3239 posts in 1468 days


#7 posted 158 days ago

Awsome.What an outstanding shapes and patterns!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Rick's profile

Rick

6455 posts in 1634 days


#8 posted 158 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed Mark! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

View Mark's profile

Mark

83 posts in 561 days


#9 posted 157 days ago

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

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

View Ottacat's profile

Ottacat

316 posts in 452 days


#10 posted 157 days ago

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

View woodshaver's profile

woodshaver

2738 posts in 1954 days


#11 posted 157 days ago

WOW! That bowl is really super cool looking!

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

View SCOTSMAN's profile

SCOTSMAN

5261 posts in 2186 days


#12 posted 157 days ago

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

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11216 posts in 776 days


#13 posted 151 days ago

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

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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase