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N82 --- $65.00 --- this is the orientation view --- more pics down below, and see the notes on "flaws and issues" below

diameter: 10"
height: 2 1/2"

finish: one application of natural stain then 3 coats of high gloss spar polyurethane (with UV blocker)


base: walnut

view 1: paela over sapele, redheart over prima vera, bocote

view 2: white oak (spalted, but the spalting doesn't really show in this piece), red maple, bocote, canary, BOX

view 3: oxhorn, curly Honduras mahogany, paela, lacewood, oxhorn, tulip poplar, aromatic red cedar, BOX

view 4: aromatic red cedar

view 6: from the top: aromatic red cedar, oak thin, mahogany thin, oak thin and then redheart, maple veneer, partridgewood, redheart, all four backed by billy webb wood, then all of the preceeding backed by billy webb wood, sapele, BOX

view 7: billy webb wood, iroko, sycamore(?), lacewood, redheart, BOX

view 8: sycamore, redheart, maple, all backed by aromatic red cedar thin, maple veneer, aromatic red cedar thin, thick walnut veneer, aromatic red cedar thin, ebony veneer, mahogany, andiroba, cocobolo, paela, cocobolo, BOX

BOX: lower right lamination is (from the bottom up) bocote, redheart thin, holly veneer, thick walnut veneer, mahogany veneer. From the left, the center part is canary, silky oak, redheart thin, thick walnut veneer, redheart, ipe(?), poplar, ebony, redheart, thick oak veneer, thick walnut veneer, thick maple veneer, ?(tan wood up next to the oxhorn of view 3). At the upper and lower middle is gaboon ebony with redheart above the upper piece and below the lower piece. The upper left is gaboon ebony under paela.

flaws/issues: The sapele in view 6 has chipout where it comes up into the inside of the rim (see image below). The red maple in view 2 has a rough area inside the rim and right next to that it has a slight expansion away from the joining piece of bocote in view 1.

The cocobolo in view 8 that joins paela and also juts over into view 7, developed a slight stress separation where it joins the lacewood in view 7 and this now extends down along the entire inner edge. It's not especially visible but it is clear to the touch.

The sharp end of the bocote in view 2 rises up above the rest of the level as it juts into view 1 this is only slightly noticeable visually, but it is very apparent to the touch.

comments: Although this is quite a nice bowl with numerous attractive woods, it has several small flaws as listed directly above, so the price is low.

view 5c

view 1d

view 3b

the flaw inside the rim of view 6

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