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Project by branch posted 03-06-2016 09:23 PM 568 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

her is one of two bowls that i finished that i started a little while back
this one is made out of cherry maple wenge purple heart mahogany
and the rim and top are Wight oak
the are 325 pieces in it
it stands 4 inches 12 inch at the rim 6 1/2 at the bottom
what u think about it


some more photos to look at

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#1 posted 03-06-2016 09:37 PM

Stunning, Hugo.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 03-06-2016 10:55 PM

Real nice Branch, you certainly have this segmenting game sown up. Nice choice of wood.

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

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#3 posted 03-07-2016 03:17 AM

Absolutely beautiful.

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#4 posted 03-07-2016 09:13 AM


-- bambi

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#5 posted 03-07-2016 02:53 PM

VERY nice, branch! I wish you would have included some pictures of it while you were creating it. I would have liked to see a picture of the rings before they were assembled and after gluing together, for example. Might be helpful to us newbies!

-- Brent H. --"This retirement stuff is hard work. I need to go get a job so I can get some rest!"

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#6 posted 03-07-2016 09:02 PM

thanks for having a look and your kind thoughts

brenth it is quiet simple the are 36 pieces in the ring for the first ring you start by cutting 30 out of say cherry or what ever your choice of wood you use for the the mane base of the bowl and 3 out of wenge black wood and 3 of purple heart the second ring cut 6 wenge 6 purple heart and 24 of cherry the third ring cut 6 wenge 6 purple heart and 6 maple
and 18 cheery forth ring 6 purple heart 6 wenge 12 maple 6 mahogany and 6 cherry the fifth ring is the same as the third ring the sixth rinh is the same as the second ring and the seventh ring is the same as the first the top and bottom ring can be made out of any kind of timber that you want the thickens of the timber is 1/4 by 1 1/2 inch hope this helps have a go and have fun


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#7 posted 03-08-2016 01:52 PM

Exceptionally good creation!


-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#8 posted 03-08-2016 05:36 PM

Great work Branch. Always a pleasure to have a look at your projects.


-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#9 posted 03-10-2016 05:23 AM

Hi Branch, I like the symmetrical patterns in these bowls. 325 pieces is a lot of planning, cutting, and glueing, very nice.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#10 posted 03-24-2016 12:34 AM

Nice job.

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

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