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C133 --- $NOT AVAILABLE --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below

diameter: 6 3/4"
height: 2 1/4"

finish: one application of natural stain then three 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: red oak

view 1: bocote, red oak, BOX

view 2: sen (looking into a quartersawn section), ebony veneer

view 3: padauk, red oak, ebony veneer, sycamore

view 5: machiche(?), BOX

view 7: padauk, red oak, ebony veneer, olive, BOX.

view 8: sen (looking into a quartersawn section), ebony veneer

BOX: pine, purpleheart, shedua, red oak and sycamore on the right

flaws/issues: There are some hairline stress separations around the BOX. The olive in view 7 has an internal crack (this is not a stress fracture and does not go through to the bottom of the bowl). That same piece of olive has a very slight movement on the rim that you can't SEE but that you can feel with your finger.

The padauk pieces in views 3 and 7 have darkened to a deep blood red and the purpleheart in the BOX has darkened some as well. The machiche in view 5 has darkened slightly. Despite the minor stress separations and the color changes it is outstanding because of the omega curves inside the rim and the ovals on the outside of the rim most of which are are very nicely delineated by ebony veneer

comments: I think the use of the ebony veneer worked very well to create make the outer ovals and inner omega curves stand out and to sharply delineate the red oak and sen.





views 8b and 7a


views 1d and 4a





view 1c as a bowl blank then raw (just off the lathe) then with a coat of natural stain then finished