First Mid Sized Segment Bowl

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Project by Grumpy posted 06-24-2016 04:31 AM 1240 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently saw a segmented bowl made by Lumberjock OSU55 and thought I might try something similar, thanks OSU55.
This lidded bowl is 200mm in diameter comprising several mixed layers of Silky Oak and Jarrah.
The Silky Oak came from my home town & the Jarrah is the result of an outdoor setting that I pulled apart (we replaced it with a lighter version but I kept the wood).
I used Tightbond III to glue the segments and epoxy on the layers.
As with many other projects I used several layers of wipe on poly.

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

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#1 posted 06-24-2016 06:35 AM


-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 06-24-2016 09:37 AM

The jagged touch on the lid is insane.

-- Mark

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#3 posted 06-24-2016 10:56 AM

Gorgeous, Grumpy! Love the ‘saw blade’ on the inside of the lid! Memories attached to the Jarrah get to live on.

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 06-24-2016 11:34 AM

Great color choice. Really like the saw blade center. I hope to steal. Thanks for sharing.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#5 posted 06-24-2016 12:27 PM

Excellent piece, Tony. A real eye catcher!! Nice choice of wood…............cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 06-24-2016 01:06 PM

It’s a bowl of beauty Tony. The lid is a great match. Nice work.

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

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#7 posted 06-24-2016 01:55 PM

Wow! That’s a beauty!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 06-24-2016 06:56 PM

Grumpy, this bowl is a real beauty and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#9 posted 06-24-2016 08:24 PM

Cool looking creation Tony.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#10 posted 06-24-2016 09:55 PM

The lid really sets it apart as a great piece, like others I like your saw tooth work inside :)
nicely done indeed

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

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#11 posted 06-24-2016 11:34 PM

Many thanks for all your kind words Jocks. I think I’m a bit hooked on this segmenting.

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

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#12 posted 06-24-2016 11:40 PM

Very nice work. Like you, I’m mostly hooked on segmenting turning.

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#13 posted 06-24-2016 11:42 PM

Thanks Jose, maybe we could swap ideas.

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

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#14 posted 06-25-2016 03:39 AM

Beautiful work Tony. Great blending of timbers.



-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#15 posted 06-25-2016 06:03 AM

Awesome shapes and colours.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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