Keeping in touch, November 25, 2020

November 25, 2020

Paul Schroeder had this bowtie idea for some time and was able to capitalize on the Ed Preddy webinar and fix up this bowl.


I had this rough turned green ash bowl for over a year. The bark inclusion had opened considerably after the first turning. About a month ago I purchased bowtie/butterfly templates, and inserts from Big Island Engraving. The Ed Pretty webinar was also timely. In total the bowl has six bowtie patches. I’m still deciding if I will fill the bark inclusion void with burgundy colored epoxy.

Paul Schroeder.

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