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C214 --- $75.00 --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below
NOTE: although the finish on this bowl contains UV blocker, the mulberry and bocote have darkened noticibly, so new pics were taken. You can see the original brighter colors at the bottom of the page.
diameter: 6 1/4"
height: 2 1/2"
finish: 11 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]
views 1, 4, 6: mulberry, bocote, BOX
view 2: shedua, curly maple, bocote, BOX
view 5: chechem, curly maple, bocote, BOX
view 8: zircote, curly maple, bbocote, BOX
BOX: from the bottom up; padauk, curly maple, walnut, yellowheart
comments: all of the curly maple pieces show nicely flaked quartersawn surfaces facing upwards.
The mulberry in views 4 and 6 have quartersawn surfaces facing outward and they both show very nice ray flakes and both are chatoyant, as is the shedua in view 2
views 5c and 5d
views 4b and 8b
view 1c as the bowl blank and then as the finished bowl
view 1c when the bowl was first finished and then after it had been exposed for over a year; note that the mulberry in particular, and to a lessor degree the bocote, have darkened.