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C199 --- $125.00 --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below
height: 2 1/2"
finish: 10 thin coats of satin-finish spar polyurethane (with UV blocker)
WOODS USED: [SEE DISCUSSION ON THE MAIN PAGE OF THIS SITE IF ANY OF THIS IS UNCLEAR]
view 1: shedua, afrormosia, wenge, BOX
view 2: beech, leopardwood, yellowheart, small wedge of curly maple, BOX
view 4: chechem, redheart (pink sapwood), red narra, BOX
view 5: cumaru, silky oak, padauk, BOX
view 6: Senegal rosewood, mahogany, canary, BOX
view 8: chechem, silky oak, bocote, BOX
BOX: from the bottom up; poplar, purpleheart, yellowheart, jagged lamination, yellowheart, yew. Lower left slant is yellowheart, upper left slant is Honduras rosewood, lower right slant is afrormosia, upper right slant is wenge. On the left is a wedge of padauk and on the right is a wedge of prima vera. The jagged lamination is, from bottom to top, bubinga, ? (tan-colored wood), yellowheart, machiche, redheart, bocote, cowtree.
flaws/issues: none. LATER: some of the woods have darkened just slightly but not enough to detract from the visual impact of the bowl.
comments: several of the woods in the rim are chatoyant, especially the chechem in rim 8 which is highly chatoyant.
Lots of really nice woods throughout this one.
views 5c and 1d
views 1b and 7b
view 1c as the bowl blank and then as the finished bowl