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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Creston, BC Canada

    Hawaii Bowl

    A friend of mine in Hawaii (hawaiilad) on my Woodworking Friends site sent me some Koa and some Sandalwood in exchange for something I sent to him . Had never worked with those two woods before that are native to Hawaii so I am calling this my Hawaii Bowl . . . lol . .
    I made a 12 picture tutorial of my progress from start to finish on my site as to how this design was achieved .


    Some of the "stuff I have made since retiring .

    And a sampling of some of my more recent "stuff"

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Thomasville, GA
    Beautiful combination of woods, William! You sure get some interesting patterns in your pieces.
    Bill Arnold
    Citizen of Texas residing in Georgia.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Yorktown, Virginia
    You and that ring master turn out a consistently nice bowl, William. I agree on the interesting patterns too.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv
    What size is it and your choice of finish sir? Always amazing!
    Your Respiratory Therapist wears Combat boots

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    William, that is a nice looking piece you have created. I haven't seen any like that here, yet. My lathe is a little small to do one, but I have a friend with a large one, who might try one.

    Keep up the good work. Aloha.
    "You got to learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make them all yourself". (Author unknown)

    "Time flies like..... an arrow,,,Fruit flies like..... a banana." Groucho Marx

    Ah,,,to live in Paradise!

    Registered voting member

    Fighting for all I am worth, and praying every day.

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