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N44 --- $NOT AVAILABLE --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below
height: 2 1/4"
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: aromatic red cedar
view 1: bocote, prima vera, walnut, BOX
view 2: ash, mahogany?, walnut, BOX
view 3: red oak, ebony veneer, red oak over prima vera, wedge of some kind of oak (probably English brown), aromatic red cedar, BOX
view 4: cocobolo, walnut, prima vera
view 5: black limba?, lamination of cherry thins and mahogany veneer then a thin lamination of veneers, then the BOX
view 6: zircote over walnut, red oak showing a couple of little rays, BOX
view 7: walnut, ash, and to the right of that a wedge of walnut crotch, BOX
view 8: unknown brown wood, lamination of hard maple thins and padauk veneer
BOX: lamination of thick red oak veneer and mahogany veneer, walnut, lamination of 4 pieces of osage orange with misc dark veneer, reddish-brown thin of ?, osage orange thin, aromatic red cedar
flaws/issues: This bowl had to be reworked (re-turned and then re-finished) due to separation flaws but it is OK, now except for a slight difference in level between the bocote in view 1 and the prima vera next to it, a very slight separation that cannot be seen but that can be felt. There is also a slight rise in the glue line between two of the osage orange pieces in the BOX --- this also cannot be seen but can be felt.
comments: very pleasant smooth upslope to the inner sides on this one contrasts nicely with the vertical outer rim. I have only done a couple of this shape so far but I like it and plan to do more.
The zircote in view 6 is especially nice, as you can see in view 7b below, and also in the bowl blank.
views 1d and 3b
views 1c and 7b
view 5c as the bowl blank and then as the finished bowl