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First segmented box

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Project by blue77 posted 02-01-2016 08:45 AM 952 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been looking at trying my hand at segmented turning for a little bit, so I thought I’d give it a try. I cut the wedges at a 30 degree angle, 12 wedges per ring. I made a wedgie sled to make the cuts. Thank you “rockmolsen” for posting your sled, and for posting the site where I got the plans to make my own. http://segeasy.com/index.html
This was just a test piece so I just used scrap 2×4 pine but it turned out better than I thought it would so I made a top to finish it off. The top is more pine with a Purple Heart knob.

-- I make bowls and spoons.





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ZAGREB

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#1 posted 02-01-2016 09:10 AM

epidemic, another one infected…
nice box…now you are addicted…

-- bambi

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#2 posted 02-01-2016 09:15 AM

Your first segmented box came out nice.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#3 posted 02-01-2016 10:46 AM

I like it too, congratulations on a great job.
Thanks for sharing.

Bob

-- 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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branch

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#4 posted 02-01-2016 11:43 AM

hi looks great for your first segmented try well don
i like it even if it is only pine
you want to be careful it is very addictive
talking from experience
have fun
branch

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 02-01-2016 02:23 PM

Not shabby at all for a first. Nice work with the red top. I really like the pine.

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

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#6 posted 02-01-2016 02:57 PM

This is very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#7 posted 02-01-2016 03:10 PM

Nice work, one doesn’t need expensive wood to make an impressive project, design is right up there.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 02-01-2016 06:55 PM

Very nice shape of top. I like the Purple heart knob.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 02-01-2016 07:04 PM

It’s shaped kinda like an apple, innit, Blue? Apropos of the comments above regarding addiction: Many an evil began with an apple. You’ve begun with an apple, my Beloved Buddy. Tread lightly as thou sally forth.

-- Mark

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#10 posted 02-02-2016 02:54 AM

Sweet! is the center of the bottom purple heart as well?

-- God bless, Candy

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#11 posted 02-02-2016 06:16 AM

Thanks for all the love.
CFrye: The center of the bottom is just a dowel.
Mark: I’ll be OK as long as I don’t eat it….. It does look tasty though

-- I make bowls and spoons.

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