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Project by glynn posted 03-31-2010 04:03 PM 1712 views 9 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This bowl is made of maple,purpleheart and the tree is walnut.I first made a segmented bowl turned about 3/16 then did the tree with a fordom power carver.Ive only had the lathe for 6 months and just love it

-- jim nevada





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 03-31-2010 04:08 PM

Outstanding!

I wouldn’t trying eating cereal from it, though. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Jonathan

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#2 posted 03-31-2010 04:09 PM

Very nice… no, no, it’s better than that!

I love the flow of the tree! Sort of that organic, A&C look to it.

What are the measurements of this piece?

Has this inspired you to start any other similarly designed projects?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#3 posted 03-31-2010 04:11 PM

Very neat cool bowl as unique as it gets. I really like the design.

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glynn

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#4 posted 03-31-2010 04:19 PM

it is 11 in across and 6 in high 97 pieces

-- jim nevada

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Heidi Neely

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#5 posted 03-31-2010 05:19 PM

wow, this is stunning….I absolutely love it!

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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alholstein

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#6 posted 03-31-2010 05:50 PM

Glynn,
You have just given a whole new set of ideas. I like it.

Al

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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Kristoffer

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#7 posted 03-31-2010 06:00 PM

Beautiful bowl! I’m looking forward to see what your lathe turns out after another six months.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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michelletwo

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#8 posted 03-31-2010 06:41 PM

wow, unique idea from a newbie..I like the one tree bowl the best.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Sam Shakouri

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#9 posted 03-31-2010 09:02 PM

UNIQUE and beautiful, for both, but if you give me only one, I will take the second bowl.
Can be as a water carrier as well !!?

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

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Kent Shepherd

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#10 posted 03-31-2010 10:17 PM

Did anyone say awesome ?

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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ND2ELK

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#11 posted 03-31-2010 11:32 PM

Beautiful piece. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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MsDebbieP

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#12 posted 04-01-2010 12:20 AM

that is EXTRAORDINARY … just amazing

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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lostandfound

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#13 posted 04-01-2010 12:25 AM

Well done, This is the type of thing that makes me want to get on the lathe right now.

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KevinVan

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#14 posted 04-01-2010 01:42 AM

I need to get a lathe!!! This is impressive!

-- ALS IK KAN “to the best of my ability,”

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#15 posted 04-01-2010 03:26 AM

another wicked design.. thanks for adding the “how to” in this one… great work…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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