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N46 --- $90.00 --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below

diameter: 6 3/4"
height: 2"

finish: one application of natural stain then three 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: red oak

view 1: cocobolo backed by tulipwood and both over bubinga, BOX

view 3: hard maple and then slanted sections of ? (dark wood), lamination of mahogany thins with mahogany veneer and hard maple veneer, walnut, and all sided by honduras rosewood next to the box

view 4: mahogany, hard maple, walnut, hard maple, mahogany, all over hard maple over padauk

view 5: red oak, mahogany, BOX

view 6: slanted sections of aromatic red cedar, bocote, ?, then some small stuff and red oak, BOX

view 7: sapele (or, it could be sipo), red oak, BOX

BOX from bottom: osage orange, quartersawn lightly flaky aromatic red cedar, cherry, walnut veneer, hard maple veneer, mahogany thin, hard maple veneer, walnut veneer, cherry, cocobolo, hard maple veneer, cocobolo, osage orange, ? (brown wood, probably cocobolo), osage orange

flaws/issues: the cocobolo has a light crack that follows the grain line, but it's minor and that's just the sort of thing than happens in wood.

comments: very curvy wood outlines around the rim due to a combination of how it was glued up and how it was cut. For reasons that, as usual, I cannot totally put my finger on, I consider this one of my better efforts, with a particularly pleasing combination of woods and shape.





views 5c and 6b


views 2b and 1d



views 1b through 8b



views 1a through 8a







view 1c as the bowl blank then raw (fresh off the lathe) then with a coat of natural stain then as the finished bowl