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My First Segmented Bowl - Ringmaster

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Project by cajunpen posted 07-01-2014 09:24 PM 1297 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first Segmented Bowl made on my Ringmaster, then mounted to my lathe for final sanding. This bowl was made from 6 segments of mahogany, glue up into two sets of 3 wedges, then those two sets were joined to make a 6 sided piece. The bowl measures 8” in diameter and is 5” tall. Finished with two coats of Clear Shellac, sanded with 400 grit in between coats, then three coats of rattle can lacquer.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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peteg

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#1 posted 07-01-2014 09:29 PM

Nice job Bill, look like real tight joints plus a great finish, very well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 07-01-2014 09:35 PM

Nice workmanship. I imagine it filled with fruit in a kitchen. For a first time….you did good!!!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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longgone

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#3 posted 07-01-2014 09:43 PM

I don’t know what a ringmaster is but the bowl sure looks mitey nice…

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luv2learn

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#4 posted 07-01-2014 09:56 PM

Nicely done Bill your attention to the finish paid off.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 07-01-2014 10:23 PM

That’s a real beauty, Bill. I see a lot more of these in your future.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 07-02-2014 01:07 AM

Very nice work sir.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 07-02-2014 03:49 AM

this turned out just perfect bill, i love the color

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 07-02-2014 03:54 AM

That will make a great chip bowl. A real ringer

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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hoss12992

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#9 posted 07-02-2014 04:19 AM

That looks great. Great job buddy

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ScottinVa

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#10 posted 07-02-2014 05:34 PM

That’s a real beauty. What’s a Ringmaster?

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cajunpen

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#11 posted 07-02-2014 10:28 PM

Greg and Scott – this is where you can find out about the Ringmaster

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Oldwest

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#12 posted 07-03-2014 08:24 AM

Great Job. You’ll get hooked on Ringmaster, I did. Try and
be creative with your board and then you can have ribbons and
lace going all around the sides.

I have some pictures on my site if you want some ideas.

-- Anyone who isn’t totally confused just doesn’t understand the situation.

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Roger

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#13 posted 07-08-2014 06:30 PM

This is a beauty Bill

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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