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Small Lidded Bowl

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Project by lew posted 09-07-2017 12:33 AM 1602 views 2 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small round bottom bowl made from ironwood. Base and finial from mesquite burl (piece left over from the small burl bowl). Bowl is about 4” by 4”. Finished with several applications of wipe on poly.

Original design was to make a calabash type bowl with a small lip but too thin of material and a nasty catch forced a redesign.

Thanks for looking!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 09-07-2017 12:39 AM

Absolutely beautiful. Great job buddy

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#2 posted 09-07-2017 12:51 AM

Really unique, and beautifully done. Although, it does bring an image to mind . . .

Sort of a Lord of the Rings theme? ;)
About 1 day from now, I predict that you will say ” I see what you mean!”

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 09-07-2017 02:26 AM

Nice work as always lew.
And the fancy detail on the finial really sets if off.

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#4 posted 09-07-2017 02:28 AM

Beautiful, Very very Nice!

The SedcoKid!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#5 posted 09-07-2017 02:32 AM

Lew: a great looking design. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#6 posted 09-07-2017 02:39 AM

Beautiful, Very very Nice

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 09-07-2017 06:51 AM

great box,Lew
beautiful shape,mate

-- bambi

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#8 posted 09-07-2017 11:52 AM

Lew, this is a beautiful piece and I love the wood. It’s a real eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#9 posted 09-07-2017 12:08 PM

This is outstanding! Great work…..

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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#10 posted 09-07-2017 12:27 PM

Sweet bowl, Lew!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 09-07-2017 02:05 PM

a very nice looking bowl …love the wood contrast ….GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#12 posted 09-07-2017 02:15 PM

Looks great.

-- Julian

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#13 posted 09-07-2017 03:00 PM

Nice contrast, and good recovery. If I discussed my screw ups on every project, I wouldn’t have time to post the project… (-:

And I do have a number to post. Just too busy with refinishing and repair projects for a new condo for our handicapped daughter.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#14 posted 09-07-2017 06:03 PM

Really nice shape, well done.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#15 posted 09-07-2017 09:08 PM

Excellent! Nice job on the finial.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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