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B124 --- $85.00 --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below

diameter: 6 1/2"
height: 2 1/4"

finish: one application of natural stain then 1 coat of high gloss polyurethane (without UV blocker) then 2 coats of high gloss spar polyurethane (with UV blocker)


base: red oak

view 1: yellowheart, cocobolo over mahogany over cocobolo over mahogany over walnut veneer over red oak, all backed by a lamination of 5 cherry thins separated by mahogany veneer, BOX

view 2: redwood, American white ash, oak thin, mahogany veneer, ash thin, mahogany veneer, ash thin, mahogany veneer, oak thin, ? (irregular-shaped wedge of light tan wood), thick mahogany veneer, 2 plies of maple veneer, thick mahogany veneer, maple veneer, BOX

view 3: bocote, mahogany, BOX

view 5: bocote over red oak, BOX

view 6: left to right (slanting inwards) afrormosia, thick mahogany veneer, pine, Honduras rosewood, aromatic red cedar, BOX

view 8: red oak

BOX: from the left (right up next to the edge of view 7) thick walnut veneer, maple veneer, thick mahogany veneer, maple, thick walnut veneer, Honduras rosewood (with sapwood), basswood(?), cocobolo, maple veneer, mahogany veneer, walnut veneer, maple veneer, mahogany veneer, maple veneer, cedar, 2 plies of maple veneer, thick walnut veneer, 2 plies of maple veneer, cedar, oak, mahogany, western red cedar(?), maple, ?(very dark red wood), wawabima, walnut, cowtree

flaws/issues: The Paduk/oak segment in view 5 has expanded just a hair and although you can't quite see it, you can FEEL the movement of the left edge. An even lessor, almost imperceptable, expansion has happened with the left edge of the redwood in view 2 and you can just barely feel it.

comments: The yellowheart in view 1 is highly chatoyant and the oak in view 8 is moderately so.

Although I like all of the laminations in this one I do regret having put the lamination just inside the rim of view 1 at such an odd angle --- I would like it better if it were perpendicular to the BOX.

views 1c and 3c

views 5c and 7c

views 1d and 3b