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Segmented Flower Bowl

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Project by BedHedNed posted 12-28-2015 03:19 PM 23367 views 61 times favorited 64 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I tried doing something different by making a segmented bowl with curved lines, most I see (though still impressive) are made with straight lines. Woods used are purpleheart, yellowheart and birdseye maple. The birdseye maple was dyed.





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#1 posted 12-28-2015 03:35 PM

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#2 posted 12-28-2015 03:44 PM

WOW. Beautiful and amazing.

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#3 posted 12-28-2015 03:48 PM

Gorgeous work there!!

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#4 posted 12-28-2015 03:49 PM

Well, it IS different, but so much more than that. A stunning piece!

I suspect there is as much creativity in the process as the design.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 12-28-2015 03:55 PM

BEAUTIFUL!!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#6 posted 12-28-2015 04:00 PM

Wow!

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. TX resident...

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#7 posted 12-28-2015 04:00 PM

Magnificent

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#8 posted 12-28-2015 04:04 PM

Lots of precision cutting and glueing there, not to mention the turning. very wonderful bowl. Thank
you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#9 posted 12-28-2015 04:18 PM

I cannot begin to imagine how you did this! AWESOME!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#10 posted 12-28-2015 05:44 PM

I have no idea how you achieved this, amazing.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#11 posted 12-28-2015 05:46 PM

Very impressive! Do you have any pictures you can share that show the bowl before you started turning?

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com

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#12 posted 12-28-2015 05:59 PM

Wow- stunning.

-- Groveland, CA.

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#13 posted 12-28-2015 06:19 PM

WOW, Beauty what. Thanks. It looks wonderfully….... It is huge work. I take off a hat…

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#14 posted 12-28-2015 06:22 PM

I too was hoping to see some pictures of the blank as well.
Amazing!

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's "opinion" on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#15 posted 12-28-2015 06:23 PM

Thanks for the kind words, here's a link to some pictures showing the blank before I turned it. Some steps I left out, the blank was parted into rings and the rings glued back together in a rough bowl shape, similar to an “economy bowl”.

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