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Segmented Bowl #132

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Project by drbyte posted 2654 days ago 1145 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a relaxing evening in the shop at my NovaDVR. Great therapy, lost in the smells of cedar and lacquer!! This bowl is for a woman who retired from my office. I think she’s giving it to her brother for a gift. He is just amazed at all the little pieces glued together that make a round bowl! Hope he enjoys it. The bottom is black walnut, the second ring up is mahogany, third ring up is wormy chestnut, top ring is mahogany and cedar strips laminated vertically. The vertical laminations really give a great look after turned. You segmented bowl turners should try it if you haven’t already. Everybody loves that look around the rim. Keep the chips flyin’!!

Dennis

-- Dennis, WV





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PanamaJack

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#1 posted 2654 days ago

One day I will be about to turn like this. I figure it’ll take another 10 years of practice or so. This is a really nice looking bowl. Keep up the good work.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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woodspar

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#2 posted 2654 days ago

Just last night I watched a DVD where a woodworker showed how to make a segmented bowl on the band saw. I also checked out the NovaDVR. Beautiful bowl. Thanks for posting this.

-- John

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oscorner

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#3 posted 2654 days ago

I’ll never have the patience to glue up all those pieces, but you’ve done a wonderful job. Great gift!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Wooder

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#4 posted 2654 days ago

What a great bowl and great gift! I love those segmented bowls.

-- Jimmy

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jockmike2

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#5 posted 2653 days ago

I’‘m a turner Dennis and I’ve yet to try segmented turning. I’ve even bought books on it. Just got to jump in and get my feet wet. Very nice project. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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drbyte

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#6 posted 2650 days ago

Thanks for the great comments all. Be glad to help anybody get started in segmented if I can. Just let me know and I’ll give you quickie guide and pictures as I go if interested.

-- Dennis, WV

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scottb

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#7 posted 2650 days ago

Mmmm cedar.

as far as a step by step – yes please!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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PanamaJack

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#8 posted 2641 days ago

Do you have a step-by-step plan for segmented turning?? Did you start with a book or DVD?

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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