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C148 --- $175.00 --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below
height: 2 1/4"
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]
view 1: afrormosia, billy webb wood, BOX
view 2: aromatic red cedar, mottled sapele, curly Honduras mahogany, redheart, BOX
view 3: sycamore, cocobolo, BOX
view 4: spalted red oak, mottled sapele, billy webb wood, BOX
view 5: goncalo alves, very thin long wedge of oak, aromatic red cedar thin, oak thin, aromatic red cedar thin, oak thin, yellowheart, bocote, BOX
view 6: snakewood (unfigured), mahogany(?), wenge, Honduras rosewood, BOX
view 7: paela, grenadilla, BOX
view 8: zircote, curly Honduras mahogany, redheart, BOX
BOX: up the middle is bocote, mahogany, ebony veneer, cowtree, ebony veneer, paela sided by purpleheart sided by oxhorn sided by redheart sided by purpleheart. Slanting off from the bocote at the bottom is purpleheart under canary and towards the middle from the canary is maple then ? (dark brown) veneer
flaws/issues: none. LATER: a few of the colors are just slightly less vibrant than they were when these pics were taken many years ago, but it's still very much what you see is what you get.
comments: This is definitely one of my more attractive one, both in terms of the shape and in terms of the very nice way the veneers separate the colors in the box.
view 9 (the "orientation" view)
views 1c and 5d
views 5a and 7b
view 1c as bowl blank and as finished bowl