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B158 --- $115.00 --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below

diameter: 9"
height: 2 1/2"

finish: one application of natural stain then 3 coats of high gloss spar polyurethane (with UV blocker)

WOODS USED: [SEE DISCUSSION ON THE MAIN PAGE OF THIS SITE IF ANY OF THIS IS UNCLEAR]

base: mahogany

view 1: sipo, then on the right is African blackwood backed by pine and to the left of that is cocobolo over maple veneer over cocobolo over maple veneer over cocobolo, then the BOX

view 2: paela

view 3: paela over cocobolo, mahogany, pine, BOX

view 4: billy webb wood, maple veneer

view 5: oxhorn, machiche sided by mahogany, BOX

view 6: redheart, a lamination that is, from the top down: tzalam, redheart, iroko, maple veneer, machiche, pine

view 7: paela, a complicated lamination, then ebony veneer, oak thin, African mahogany (sapwood?), BOX

view 8: andiroba(?)

BOX: from the left; padauk, ?(light brown wood), cocobolo, bubinga thin, machiche over mahogany, bocote over redheart, mahogany over machiche, redheart over bocote, bubinga thin, bocote, redheart, dark cocobolo

flaws/issues: The mahogany in view 7 has a couple of wormholes but this is wood character, not really a flaw. I knew the mahogany was wormy when I decided to use it.

LATER: a few of the colors are not as vibrant as they were when these pics were taken many years ago, but basically it's still what you see is what you get.

comments: a particularly nice set of woods in the BOX on this one and the sipo in view 1 is marvelously chatoyant and several other woods are at least lightly chatoyant





views 5d and 7c


view 4b





view 1c as the bowl blank and then as the finished bowl