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B160 --- $65.00 --- 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: cocobolo, prima vera, BOX

view 2: ?, wenge, BOX

view 3: red oak, thick walnut veneer, maple veneer, bocote veneer, maple veneer, osage orange, mahogany, BOX

view 4: aromatic red cedar, maple

view 5: redheart, BOX

view 6: mahogany

view 7: English brown oak, osage orange, aromatic red cedar thin, oak thin, aromatic red cedar thin, oak thin, cowtree, BOX

view 8: pine

BOX: from the left; redheart, ipe, bubinga, maple veneer, ?(grayish wood), ?(chocolate color), sapele, African blackwood (with sapwood on the left), redheart, maple veneer, redheart, African blackwood (almost all sapwood), canary

flaws/issues: the aromatic red cedar in view 4 has a knot with a small chipout.

MAJOR FLAW A noticeable stress fracture developed along the whole length of the right of the box at the point where the maple veneer is joined on the right by redheart. It is primarily a joint spearation but it is followed for about 1/2" up into the redheart at the top. I have reduced the price from $90 to $65 because of it.

comments: the mahogany in view 6 is a real standout and in fact was the deciding factor on the shape of the bowl --- I wanted to get a full face of this piece.





views 4b and 6b


views 5c and 5d


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