sun set bowl design

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Project by branch posted 06-13-2015 10:11 PM 1288 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi yet another bowl this one has a sun set feather ring in it
i thought i would not put the sun set design all the way around it
so i put one every other one not sure if it works
but the wife likes it so i gees it will sell
it is 13 inches at the rim 6 at the bottom and 5 and a half tall
the finish is sand and seal and bees wax
wood used are oak silky oak wenge zebrano purple heart
there are 156 pieces in this one but a lot of fun
what is your opinions good or bad all welcome


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#1 posted 06-13-2015 11:04 PM


you have gone beyond yourself branch
your work shows how much you enjoy this

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 06-13-2015 11:42 PM

Another nice design!

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#3 posted 06-13-2015 11:52 PM

A bowl full of sunshine. Excellent work and design.

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

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#4 posted 06-14-2015 01:52 AM

Branch, that looks really good, I like it very much.
Sometimes less is better and I think that this is a perfect example.
I love the design.
Thanks for sharing.


-- 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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#5 posted 06-14-2015 04:45 AM

Very nice work. That is a difficult glue up. I think your addicted to segmenting.

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#6 posted 06-14-2015 07:16 AM

It totally works. I think doing the sun in every square would be too busy, but every other square is a perfect balance. The silky oak in the remaining square looks really nice.

-- The first cordless tool was a stick. The first power tool was a rock.

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#7 posted 06-14-2015 07:17 AM

Very nice feature ring Branch, I think it was a good decision not to do the design all around, the spaces have worked out well. Should have no problems selling this one.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#8 posted 06-14-2015 01:03 PM

beautiful, very well done

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#9 posted 06-14-2015 03:03 PM

Very nice. Thanks for sharing.

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#10 posted 06-14-2015 05:20 PM

Branch, that has to be one of the cleanest bowls I’ve seen. I love the design and overall beauty of it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 06-14-2015 05:22 PM

That looks great. The sunset in every other panel definitely works!

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#12 posted 06-14-2015 05:54 PM

Great work!

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#13 posted 06-14-2015 07:46 PM

hi thanks for all your comments there are of great help
it is nice to here what other wood workers and turners
think about my efforts to make saw dust

yes i am addicted to segmented turning i love it


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#14 posted 06-14-2015 10:01 PM

A wonderful piece of design & turning Branch, you’re on a real roll right now with some lovely work

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

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#15 posted 06-14-2015 10:20 PM

Very nicely done, lots of small pieces for sure, I am sure you will not be bring it back with you, congrats great piece

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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