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G26 --- $110.00 --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below

diameter: 6 3/4"
height: 5 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]

base: through from view 1 to view 5 is yellowheart sided by aromatic red cedar.
view 3: machiche over canary over wenge over canary over yellowheart over Honduras rosewood over redheart over zebrawood.
view 7: Honduras rosewood over wenge over wenge over yellowheart

center: mahogany

view 1: canary over padauk over a lamination of two matched pieces of canary (with white sapwood) backed by padauk and then all of that backed by wenge then holly veneer

view 2: top down is mahogany(?), holly veneer, purpleheart, bocote

view 3: Senegal rosewood over mahogany over olivewood (which is backed by canary) over yellowheart, then all backed by red maple

view 5: wenge over prima vera over walnut over a matrix of yellowheart and purpleheart over walnut over prima vera and backed by douglas fir then chechem then maple veneer. On the left side under the wenge is redheart over machiche over mahogany and on the right side under the wenge is curly redwood, afrormosia, black ash

view 7: top down is ?(thin piece of coarse brown wood), canary, maple veneer, ebony veneer, aromatic red cedar, wenge, mahogany, purpleheart veneer, mahogany, wenge, redheart, ebony veneer, canary, African blackwood, ?(same thin brown wood as the piece on the top) and then all backed by birch then mahogany (a darker piece of mahogany than the center)

view 8: top down is prima vera, cocobolo, bocote, pine, afrormosia

flaws/issues: none. LATER: the padauk and purpleheart pieces have darkened noticibly since these pics were taken many years ago and more importantly the yellowheart piece that goes through the center of the base has developed a stress crack on both sides and a stress separation on one side. Because this is all just under the nearly-horizontal lower part of the rim it does not show up and does not detract from the beauty of the bowl at all, BUT ... I hate these separations so have dropped the price from $175 to $110

comments: I particularly like the heartwood/sapwood contrast and the nice grain pattern of the canary in view 1





views 1a and 3a


views 5a and 7a


view 1d





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


view 3b as the bowl blank and then as the finished bowl


view 5b as the bowl blank and then as the finished bowl


view 7b as the bowl blank and then as the finished bowl >