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November 23, 2013

Segmented Bowl

Filed under: film,projects — howarth frank @ 3:37 pm

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This is a commissioned bowl for a birthday present for the wife of a friend of mine.  Her name is Leslie and her nickname is sometimes L$ so the thought was to abstract this into a pattern for a decorative ring of a segmented bowl.  The L was easy to making into segmented wood pieces but the $ took a little more work. What I ended up with is a series of triangles forming an abstracted $.  The bowl is made with walnut for the darker wood and hard maple for the lighter wood.  It is made with twelve segments, and is about 14 inches in diameter.

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