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The proverbial rabbit hole


Mark Baker

8 July 2019

Have you ever been in a situation where you know more or less what you want to do/make, but when you start another thought comes into your head concerning said project, which, in turn, necessitates a bit more pondering as to how this will impact visually, technically and so on – but think it is a good idea nonetheless?

I found myself in such a situation the other week. I had a plan for a simple open-topped salad/fruit bowl. Nothing fancy, just wonderful wood with a nice complementary shape that would be a beautiful – well, hopefully – well-turned, functional bowl. I had a nice rough-turned bowl, with a cored-out middle section too, in the shop from an earlier batch I did.

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