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Broda
23rd Jan 2010, 11:17 AM
Hey everyone,

This is my first project posting here
This bowl is turned out of Rosewood with QLD Maple accents.

It measures about 210mm wide by 25mm deep
finished with EEE Ultra Shine and Shellawax

thanks for looking
comments and constuctive critisism welcome



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I_wanna_Shed
23rd Jan 2010, 11:21 AM
Fantastic work Brody. The accents really do finish off the bowl. Good job in picking accents that show off the grain too. I'd like to try that one day.

Broda
23rd Jan 2010, 12:05 PM
thanks I_wanna_shed!

Ed Reiss
23rd Jan 2010, 12:14 PM
Nicely done Broda :2tsup:

Tony Morton
23rd Jan 2010, 01:07 PM
Hi Brody

A great bowl I love it the shape the accent and top class finish. It makes me jealous when I see the work of the likes of you Lonepine the hockey playing turner from the Hunter area and the young guy from the West with his jarrah platter a couple of years ago, I've been turning for twice their ages and their work would give me good competition. With young turners like yourselves the future of turning in Australia looks good.

Cheers Tony

Gil Jones
23rd Jan 2010, 01:34 PM
Hey, Brody,
Fine looking piece, well done:2tsup:
Gil

orraloon
23rd Jan 2010, 03:12 PM
I like it. Goodn!

Broda
23rd Jan 2010, 03:13 PM
Thanks alot everyone

Tony- I've seen your work on the site and in person and I dont think you have anything to worry about for quite a few years lol. your work is fantastic!

hughie
23rd Jan 2010, 06:06 PM
Broda,

Well done and very timely. :U I am in the process of doing something similar with a platter.

cornucopia
23rd Jan 2010, 07:12 PM
I like this allot, the form of the bowl looks great, i like how you've done the chuck recess- the finish looks good except for (and it may be a trick of the light) in picture 1 and 3 1/2" down from the rim i can see radial lines- these could be sanding lines or a build up of finish or nothing at all but its somthing to be aware of.
best wish's
george

Ad de Crom
23rd Jan 2010, 07:30 PM
Brody, fantastic. Lovely wood, good shape, simply design, always the best.
Ad

Christos
23rd Jan 2010, 07:48 PM
Very nice.

corbs
23rd Jan 2010, 08:55 PM
Beautiful simple clean bowl... this piece has just inspired me to go and start laminating a blank:2tsup:

Broda
23rd Jan 2010, 09:15 PM
I appreciate all your comments

George- thanks for that I didn't notice that when I was turning. Not real sure what it is, I think it might be just a tiny bit of tearout.

brendan stemp
23rd Jan 2010, 10:14 PM
Wow, great stuff Brody. Yep, those pinstripes are a great addition to a simple but elegant shape. Well done.

artme
23rd Jan 2010, 10:57 PM
Vey nice Broda!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

2nd Ad's comments too.

I have a Leatherwood bowl half turned. The blank had a slight crack but as I turned it was apparent the think would split right open. I cut it along the line of the crack with the intention of doing what you have done so well. Glad to see it works.:):)

TTIT
23rd Jan 2010, 11:45 PM
Nice piece Broda - great effect from a simple enhancement :2tsup:


Bugga! :~ You've just given me another idea I haven't got time to follow through - stay tuned!

dai sensei
24th Jan 2010, 10:05 AM
Nice piece Broda - great effect from a simple enhancement :2tsup:

:whs:

Broda
24th Jan 2010, 01:08 PM
Thanks everyone

TTIT- ahahah, your welcome:D

Artme- hope to see the finished product

jerryc
24th Jan 2010, 02:01 PM
I've been out of the workshop for over a year now because of heart problems and just deciding to get going again. I like the imaginative use of a thin contrast stripe. It shows sophistication and restraint. Given me impetus to start again.

Jerry

Broda
24th Jan 2010, 03:06 PM
Jerry- thanks, sorry about your heart problem, hope it gets better so you can get out into the workshop again!