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

bocote backed by redheart;on the left is canarywood and on the right is mahogany backed by padauk veneer backed by mahogany

in the pic on the right, the wood in the lower left is spalted maple and in the upper right is zebrawood.

One of these days I'll get this one finished and put it up on the bowl sale site.