the finish is presently just a coat of natural stain to block moisture absorption

cocobolo in front, wenge to the left. Base is red oak over red aromatic cedar.

wenge on the right, backed by zebrawood

closeup of the middle section, showing an orange streak in some white limba

NOTE: this bowl has been finished and is now available on my bowl-sale site:

Information on this specific bowl can be seen at: n025