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C158 --- $75.00 --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below

diameter: 9 1/4"
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: sipo

view 1: wenge, padauk, aromatice red cedar, BOX

view 2: machiche, lati, BOX

view 3: oxhorn, purpleheart over canarywood, basswood, mahogany, BOX

view 4: prima vera (with blue stain), sassafras, padauk, canarywood, BOX

view 5: partridgewood, ?(orangish/brownish wood)

view 6: pine over purpleheart veneer over pine, all backed by two layers of purpleheart veneer then prima vera with blue stain, all over afrormosia. Then there are two pieces of a whitish wood that I can't identify, sandwiching a piece of mahogany and all of them are over mahogany, then wenge, paela, BOX

view 7: sipo over a tiny arc of maple backed by aromatic red cedar then thick walnut veneer then sipo. All of that is backed by osage orange, dark cocobolo, padauk, BOX

view 8: hard maple

BOX: left to right; ? (probably bocote w/ sapwood), redheart, aromatic red cedar, african blackwood, walnut, dark cocobolor, aromatic red cedar, ? (grainy reddish), ? (whitish)

flaws/issues: there is a crack in the aromatic red cedar in the BOX and also there is a hairline crack that appears to be a poor glue joint, not a stress separation. There is a barely perceptable hairline separation at the bottom of the BOX.

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views 1c and 5c


views 1b and 6b


view 5d





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