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oval segmented turning bowl

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Project by phillip butler posted 06-14-2014 04:03 PM 2060 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

zebrawood and purpleheart woods used to achieve colorful effect for table decoration. the process was fun but difficult as this was my first one of this style. it is just a turned segmented vase with one of the rings being larger diameter to allow for shaping the feet. after vase is complete it is cut in half lengthwise and and reglued end to end, making the oval shape. this is approx. 16”l by 6”w

-- phil, nevada





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-14-2014 04:24 PM

WOW, that is a very nice bowl. I like the way to did it!!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 06-14-2014 06:59 PM

Very nice Phil. Well done.

-- Mark

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#3 posted 06-14-2014 11:43 PM

Looks great and the idea makes it even more interesting

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 06-15-2014 03:21 AM

Nice idea, good job.

-- Vince

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#5 posted 06-15-2014 04:46 AM

Interesting twist! Beautifully done, Phil. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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phillip butler

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#6 posted 06-15-2014 04:32 PM

thanks for the comments. this is a very useful shape for tabletop fruit bowls.

-- phil, nevada

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#7 posted 06-16-2014 07:01 AM

Verry nice and unique!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 06-17-2014 12:01 AM

LOVE IT!!!

May I steal your design??? ;^)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#9 posted 01-24-2015 07:57 PM

DIYaholic- please do use the design and have fun with it

-- phil, nevada

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