Walnut and Maple segmented bowl

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Project by HokieRanger posted 01-28-2017 04:47 AM 749 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a segmented bowl. It’s not quite the shape I wanted but overall I think it’s okay. I learned a lot of lessons on this one that will hopefully make successive attempts more along the lines of what I wanted with this one.

This is also the first project I’ve completed with a shop-made jig. I built a wedgie sled for cutting the segments and it worked great. I had one close call with a ring blowing up on me while flattening it, but that was my fault.

I sanded to 1000 grit with mineral oil and paste wax then buffed several more coats of paste wax. Looking forward to my next one!

-- Adam, Virginia

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#1 posted 01-28-2017 02:45 PM

Looking good! Welcome to segmented turning. No end grain to worry about.

-- socrbent Ohio

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#2 posted 01-28-2017 02:50 PM

Thanks! I definitely didn’t miss sanding end grain.

-- Adam, Virginia

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#3 posted 01-28-2017 07:54 PM

Nicely done.

-- Julian

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#4 posted 01-28-2017 09:32 PM

This is a nice looking bowl. I like the pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 01-28-2017 09:58 PM

Great looking bowl. I’ll have have to look up that sled.

-- AJ

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#6 posted 01-29-2017 02:04 AM

Great first try. That sled is going to make the next 50 bowls so much easier.

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