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Dizzy Bowl - My Version

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Project by BobWemm posted 10-28-2016 10:37 AM 966 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Isn’t it amazing how you can leave your computer in the house with a plan firmly set in your mind, walk to the shed and begin construction, and finish up with something which vaguely resembles what you planned to do.
BUT, I love it and I hope you do too.
So, it’s not a mistake, just a new version.
The timbers are all Aussie, 2 types of Tasmanian Oak, Jarrah, Queensland Yellow Walnut, some Walnut Veneer, and a Red Timber commonly known here as Dead Finish.
Sanded to 400 grit and polished with Shellawax Glow.
The dimensions are 8 inches diameter and 5.5 inches tall.

C & C Welcome and thanks for looking.

-- 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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robscastle

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#1 posted 10-28-2016 10:48 AM

Fantastic finish Bob,
it must have made an interesting glue up

-- Regards Robert

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majuvla

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#2 posted 10-28-2016 11:11 AM

Realy dizzy, like there’s no bottom, nice effect.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Bob Collins

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#3 posted 10-28-2016 11:36 AM

That turned out real nice Bob, you got the dizzy part right and should be very happy with the result. Is it all segmented or some bowl from aboard, I’m with Rob it must have been hell gluing it up. Well done and a great finish.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 10-28-2016 11:41 AM

WOW!!..............a masterpiece!!

Jim

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

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BobWemm

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#5 posted 10-28-2016 11:57 AM

Hi Guys,
The whitish rings are 12 segment rings and the piece rings are made similar to the “Bowl from a Board” idea.
Thanks for the response.

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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doubleDD

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#6 posted 10-28-2016 12:26 PM

Bob, the more I look at it the dizzier I get. Looks great. Must of been hard to concentrate on the glue up.

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

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ZAGREB

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#7 posted 10-28-2016 12:41 PM

WOW Bob,thats realy masterpiece

-- bambi

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Derek Oliver

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#8 posted 10-28-2016 02:13 PM

That’s awesome Bob!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 10-28-2016 03:32 PM

This is an outstanding piece. Beautiful work!

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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peteg

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#10 posted 10-28-2016 06:50 PM

you sure made my eyeballs dance Bob, it’s a cracker mate, never had a go at segmenting :) thinks I’d get last along the way with a piece like this
cheers
Pete

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

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Mark Wilson

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#11 posted 10-28-2016 07:41 PM

Stunning, Bob.

-- Mark

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ralbuck

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#12 posted 10-28-2016 10:38 PM

O.K. after those comments; all I can say is “HELL YES!”

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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BobWemm

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#13 posted 10-28-2016 11:47 PM

Thanks Guys,
It sure was a learning experience.

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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Cliff

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#14 posted 10-29-2016 10:57 PM

Bob…Stunning work!!!! A beautiful piece and well crafted segmenting.

Regards,

Cliff.

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

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Ken90712

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#15 posted 10-29-2016 11:42 PM

Great work, can’t wait until it attempt this. A++++++++++++++++

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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