go to main page           go to bowl index page



B202 --- $95.00 --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below

diameter: 6 1/2"
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: yellowheart

view 1: bocote, maple veneer, padauk veneer, maple veneer, bocote, fir, mahogany, BOX

view 2: wenge, bocote, curly maple, BOX

view 4: Honduras rosewood, canary, redheart, BOX

view 5: zircote over curly maple over zircote, all backed by Honduras rosewood, yellowheart, BOX

view 6: mahogany over yellowheart over cocobolo over Honduras rosewood then padauk then BOX

view 8: chechem, wenge, BOX

BOX: from the bottom up; curly maple, canary, redheart, then a lamination, then at the top curly maple. The lamination on the left is, from the bottom up; bocote, maple veneer, bocote, maple(?), iroko, 2 layers of holly veneer, bocote. The lamination on the right is, from the bottom up; cabreuva, iroko, curly maple, 3 pieces of Honduras rosewood (pretty much looks like a single piece), mahogany, Honduras rosewood.

flaws/issues: none. LATER: some of the woods have darkened noticeably since these pics were taken many years ago and while that still leaves it as a very attractive bowl, I have reduced the price from $110 to $95.

comments: The bocote/lamination in view 1 is a real standout and the high-ring-count fir in view 1 has a particularly attractive swirly grain due to some small branches entering the wood at that point (a couple of these show up as dark spots).

The chechem in view 8 is highly chatoyant and the yellowheart in view 5 is nicely chatoyant as are several other woods in this one.





views 6a and 5d


views 1b, 3b, and 7b





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