A second open segmented bowl

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Project by tomd posted 07-26-2009 06:36 AM 3515 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted a similar bowl last week, this one has a different pattern. Made of walnut, cherry and maple. 25 rings high with 36 segments per ring.

-- Tom D

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#1 posted 07-26-2009 06:42 AM

Thats so wicked dude. It looks like a snake skin. Awesome work. Thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 07-26-2009 06:54 AM

That’s pretty incredible. How do you keep from getting cross-eyed or dizzy? You must be an engineer!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 07-26-2009 08:09 AM

It is amazing!! Now we know teh answer to how small a piece to keep ;-) Do yiou turn that after the glue up?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 07-26-2009 08:12 AM

like Keith said … reminds me of snake skin

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#5 posted 07-26-2009 03:48 PM

Great job, I like the offset pattern of the rings.

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#6 posted 07-26-2009 04:33 PM

Beautiful bowl wonderful workmanship

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#7 posted 07-26-2009 05:57 PM

Nice turning, just gorgeous. Love the design. Something I’d like to try.

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#8 posted 07-26-2009 06:27 PM

Awesome bowl Tom!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#9 posted 07-26-2009 06:53 PM

Tom, Another Great Bowl!! Love the patterns you come up with. very unique.

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#10 posted 07-26-2009 06:59 PM

I would never have the patience to do this. Fantastic work! Just curious, how long did this take you to make?

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#11 posted 07-26-2009 07:10 PM

WOW! again!...awesome use of contrast…..superb work….

You should make a video of how its done….I would love to see it.

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#12 posted 10-06-2009 04:15 AM

It’s beautiful work like this that makes me scratch my head and how in the world did they do that? Maybe one day I’ll figure it out :)

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