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Old 11-04-2018, 07:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I made this bowl for a challenge which required that you make a natural edge bowl with a catenary curve shape. A catenary curve is the shape that a hanging chain naturally makes. I made the bowl extra deep to accentuate the curve and added carved feet to carry the curve through the bottom. Maple, 8.5 diameter and 7 tall.

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Beautiful!
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Very nice work.
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Nice work, it looks great!

And I learned a new word today.

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Sure looks different than a string catenary . Excellent idea on the feet .
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Wow! That’s beautiful.
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Beautiful piece! Sometimes a piece of wood just screams to be a natural edge bowl. That is one of those cases.
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Great work, great curve, and I learned something: catenary curve!

I could have learned that back in high school but my mind is still clogged with Japanese!
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Way to go, Cody. Nice!
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