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Navajo inspired bowl

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Project by BillGagnon posted 1968 days ago 1517 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Navajo inspired bowl is made from black cherry,birch,walnut and purple heart.





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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 1968 days ago

Very impressive indeed! Wonderful art and working of the woods!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Bob Areddy

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#2 posted 1968 days ago

Oh so cool… so when you’re gluing up the segments, the one section (with the navajo type design), those are obviously cut out and glued first, right? Is each one of those sections just 2 pieces of wood? A closeup of that would be nice.

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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isetegija

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#3 posted 1968 days ago

Very well made.
Its interesting my to , how its done .

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 1968 days ago

Nice job!! Beautiful!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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savannah505

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#5 posted 1968 days ago

Beautiful bowl, I’ve always wanted to turn something like this. I must get a lathe someday.

-- Dan Wiggins

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cabinetmaster

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#6 posted 1968 days ago

A beautiful segmented bowl. I also want more info on the navajo style blocks. How were they made?

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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toyguy

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#7 posted 1968 days ago

Nicely done segmented piece..nice shape, nice choice of woods. The feature ring is very nice indeed.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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ND2ELK

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#8 posted 1968 days ago

Very nice looking bowl. You need to blog on how to glue up one of these bowls. Even thou I am not a turner I would be intereseted in how this is done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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CAMERONGAGNON.com

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#9 posted 1968 days ago

I love this bowl. I own one like this that Bill made. Maybe that is the one.

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG

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