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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 02-14-2016 06:35 AM 807 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked by a friend to turn a rose wood blank that he got long time ago.The result came, as you see, very nice and he was very happy with it. About 30 c m in diameter and 5 cm high. WHO says Sam turns only segmented wood?

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 02-14-2016 06:52 AM

That is what I was wondering, Sam? Awfully simple for you ;-) Nice work.

-- 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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Sam Shakouri

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#2 posted 02-14-2016 07:09 AM

I can’t stop laughing, Topamax.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Mark Wilson

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#3 posted 02-14-2016 07:38 AM

Sam, it’s lovely. But isn’t a “flat bowl” usually called a “plate?” And, about the thumbnail photo: It’s upside-down. Do you eat off the bottom of the plate/bolw/dish down there? There’s so much about your part of the world that I don’t know.
I was just thinking of you this evening, Sam. I saw something that reminded me of your ribbons.

-- Mark

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Sam Shakouri

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#4 posted 02-14-2016 07:56 AM

Mark Wilson, I know about the second photo. It is not a mistake, it is there to show you the bottom side. I live in Down Under, anyway, everything is upside down here. AND call it whatever you like. I call it bowl because it could be used for fruits but never as a plate. Thanks for commenting.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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ZAGREB

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#5 posted 02-14-2016 08:52 AM

Hi Sam, maybe you do not know whether you are “guilty” I was hooked on segmented turning …
Your dish is, of course, masterfully made
greeting, Bambi

-- bambi

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Bob Collins

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#6 posted 02-14-2016 12:00 PM

Very nice flat bowl Sam , can just see it full of fruit. Can see why your friend was happy with the bowl.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Porchfish

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#7 posted 02-14-2016 01:27 PM

Not even a segmented base ! Nice project for a happy friend !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#8 posted 02-14-2016 01:29 PM

Rosewood is so nice to turn. Nice job Sam

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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lew

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#9 posted 02-14-2016 03:58 PM

Nice! I really like the “lip” feature.

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#10 posted 02-14-2016 07:25 PM

Sam! Another great turning!

Very pretty & soothing lines / curves…

COOL Bowl!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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peteg

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#11 posted 02-14-2016 08:00 PM

That’s the way to treat a lovely piece of timber Sam, keep it simple :)
nicely done
Pete

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

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 02-14-2016 08:54 PM

That is so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Grumpy

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#13 posted 02-14-2016 10:49 PM

I never said that Sam. LOL
That’s very slim mate, only 5mm. Great job.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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BobWemm

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#14 posted 02-15-2016 01:34 AM

Sam, that is beautiful. Lovely piece of timber and I love the shape.

-- 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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