Turned bowl

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Project by Dreggy posted 04-12-2017 09:39 PM 538 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Glued up a solid block to turn down. I obviously wasted a lot of time on the first few rows because I ended up turning them away. Originally it was going to have a narrow opening on top and be more round, but it kept begging to be more of a vase as I turned it. :) Last pic shows the block almost ready to turn (needs 2 more pieces glued on).

-- No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow your progress, you're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.

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#1 posted 04-12-2017 09:47 PM

Very nice.
Sometimes the wood does what it does! Still a very pretty bowl/vase/jar.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#2 posted 04-12-2017 09:54 PM

That’s an interesting segmented glue up, I like it, nice result indeed

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

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#3 posted 04-12-2017 10:58 PM

I like it Dreggy. You have inspired me to experiment with glue-ups. I think I have been too conservative with my projects lately. George

-- - George: Richland, Washington

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#4 posted 04-13-2017 01:06 AM

Fantastic, I tried something like this but used plywood, same colour throughout but interesting patterns.
I really like the colours in your glue-up, much more interesting than plywood.
Thanks for sharing this, Mate.


-- 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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#5 posted 04-13-2017 02:44 PM

eye catching lamination’s, I think you needed the center ones to have something to glue the outer ones too. Very nice.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 04-13-2017 05:42 PM

I looked at some of your other postings. They are all outstanding.
When I looked at this one I thought, calico cat or possibly kaleidoscope.
Sometimes the wood does take over the shape and design.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#7 posted 04-13-2017 07:34 PM

This is a wonderful bowl and the wood and craftsmanship are outstanding.

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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#8 posted 04-14-2017 12:35 AM

Beaut end result Dreggy.

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

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