Segmented Pot/Bowl

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Project by taidsturning posted 1730 days ago 1158 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This pot shaped bowl is about 8” in diameter and about 5” deep. The base is Zebrawood, then Bloodwood, a little more Zebrawood and a feature ring of book-matched end grain Canarywood and Padauk tied together with Walnut. I enjoy the effect of the book-matched materials. A little extra work, but the effect is often rewarding.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research

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#1 posted 1730 days ago

Wow Bill this an amazing bowl .Wonderful workmanship and super wood selection.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1730 days ago

Very nice bowl. Well done.

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#3 posted 1729 days ago

Beatiful bowl…

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#4 posted 1729 days ago

Very nicely done bowl.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 1729 days ago

That is such a unique design. Great looking bowl.

-- John @

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#6 posted 1729 days ago

Great lookin bowl nice colors too,bravo

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#7 posted 1729 days ago

Very well done.

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#8 posted 1729 days ago

How many hours do you have in this?

This is truly art.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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#9 posted 1729 days ago

Beautifull Bowl. Outstanding use of color and grain (bookmatching) to give this piece a lot of extra pop.

Keep up the fantastic work.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#10 posted 1727 days ago

Firecaster asked how many hours I put in. I get that a lot at craft shows also. It’s really hard to say since so much time is waiting for glue to dry. The end-grain book-matched panels take a couple hours of cutting and gluing. Then the bowl is put together essentially one level at a time. My best guess is about about 6-10 hours actual working time and overall about 3-4 days from start to finish. I could work faster if I had to, but then it wouldn’t be so much fun.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research

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