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Segmented Bowl No. 2

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Project by BobWemm posted 11-06-2014 10:41 AM 1030 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally got this one finished today, It has 73 pieces, 6 species of wood and was sanded to 320 and then 4 coats of Wipe on Poly.
It measures 11inches by 5.25inches.
Timbers are;
Jarrah,
Blackheart Sassafras,
Casuarina (she oak),
Tasmanian Oak,
Oregon, and
Pine.
Hope you like this one, and thanks for looking.
C & C welcome.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.





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robscastle

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#1 posted 11-06-2014 10:55 AM

I like it!

Well done

Hey Bob how can you accurately determine Jarrah from Karri?

-- Regards Robert

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Bob Collins

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#2 posted 11-06-2014 11:09 AM

Real nice Bob, a great combination of woods. Like the finish I must try wipe on poly sometime.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#3 posted 11-06-2014 11:49 AM

Look real nice Bob. These segmented bowls are interesting to look at with all the different woods, nice finish I must give wipe on poly a try some day (is it water base)?. I think this is only your 2nd one if I remembered correctly. I wish you lived close by so I could give you my huge box of scrap’s of all kinds of wood. I know you would make them look good!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Ronald G Campbell

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#4 posted 11-06-2014 01:06 PM

Bob very cool. Nice selection of wood and a large bowl. Well done

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 11-06-2014 01:27 PM

G’day, Bob. That is a sweet bowl!!Good choice of wood for the contrast!!..............Cheers, Jim

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

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 11-06-2014 02:27 PM

Awesome. Cool looking flair on the top of the bowl. I may try the wipe on poly myself on my next turning.

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

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Rockbuster

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#7 posted 11-06-2014 06:40 PM

Really like this one Bob, using those smaller rings set it off nice., choice of wood and finish, are a plus too, think you are on your way.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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BobWemm

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#8 posted 11-06-2014 11:00 PM



I like it!

Well done

Hey Bob how can you accurately determine Jarrah from Karri?

- robscastle


Hi Rob,
Jarrah is usually darker red than Karri, but the most noticeable difference is that Karri is a lot more fibrous in texture. You get a much cleaner cut with Jarrah,
Cheers,
Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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BobWemm

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#9 posted 11-06-2014 11:03 PM



Look real nice Bob. These segmented bowls are interesting to look at with all the different woods, nice finish I must give wipe on poly a try some day (is it water base)?. I think this is only your 2nd one if I remembered correctly. I wish you lived close by so I could give you my huge box of scrap s of all kinds of wood. I know you would make them look good!

- woodshaver

Tony,
No Mate, it is not water based, unfortunately.
Thanks for the scraps. LOL

Cheers,
Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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BobWemm

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#10 posted 11-06-2014 11:04 PM

Thanks for the Feedback Guys.
I thought bowls were fun?????/

Cheers,
Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Cliff

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#11 posted 11-07-2014 04:56 AM

G’day Bob. Another nice Bowl, really well done. I like the way the segments are placed and how they enhance the colours of the different woods.
Bob, do you put aside a special blade for your table saw when cutting segments? Eg: A thin kerfed blade with lots of teeth?
Great project!!!!! Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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BobWemm

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#12 posted 11-07-2014 06:29 AM



G day Bob. Another nice Bowl, really well done. I like the way the segments are placed and how they enhance the colours of the different woods.
Bob, do you put aside a special blade for your table saw when cutting segments? Eg: A thin kerfed blade with lots of teeth?
Great project!!!!! Regards,

Cliff.

- Cliff

Hi Cliff,
I cut all the segments with my Bandsaw, but will get my Tablesaw set up one day. I would use a thin kerf when I am organised.
Thanks for your interest.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Cliff

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#13 posted 11-07-2014 09:23 AM

Thanks Bob, Much appreciated.

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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Mark Wilson

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#14 posted 07-09-2015 06:22 PM

I’d like to introduce your No. 2 to my Opus 1. I think they’re sisters.

-- Mark

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