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Forum topic by oledo posted 07-03-2015 05:44 PM 1029 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-03-2015 05:44 PM

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Could someone identify the figured wood in this Ray Allen bowl. I’d like to make this bowl but I don’t know the species of the highly figured wood he used.

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#1 posted 07-03-2015 09:37 PM

I cannot help you with wood species but would suggest finding a highly figured wood you like and can afford and just go for it.

You might try posting you question with picture over at:

Would caution you to rephrase how you ask the question. For example, “I would like to turn a segmented bowl with highly figured wood as seen in this Ray Allen turning. “

Good luck with it!

-- Bill

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#2 posted 07-05-2015 05:39 AM

Try searching for “pippy” woods.

-- Rick M,

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#3 posted 07-05-2015 06:33 PM

Guessing from only what I can see, I would say maple.

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