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Three identical segmented bowls, maple with walnut rim and base. These are 8-inches in diameter and about 4-1/2-inches tall.

These were prepped and turned for a demonstration to promote segmented woodturning classes at our local Artisan Center.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 06-08-2017 10:59 PM

Those are COOL Triplets... how long were they in Labor. :)

Very COOL bowls…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 06-08-2017 11:03 PM

Gorgeous work.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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TheDane

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#3 posted 06-08-2017 11:32 PM

Triplets... how long were they in Labor.

I confess … I cheated! All of the cutting was done in a single batch. One of the three was turned & finished prior to the demo so people could see what the end-product would look like. A second one was glued prior and mounted on a lathe ready to turn. The third was glued during the demo. I did a little gluing and a little turning during the demo … kept me busy!

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 06-08-2017 11:51 PM

Great work Gerry, love them., I’ve been turning for about a yr now. I’m ready & dying to try segmented turning. My mentor for turning suggested I learn to do regular bowls first. Kinda like learning to walk before running. I plan on making an easy sled and using the wedges to to them on a table saw. How do you do your cutting of the segments? Would love to hear your advice on this. Thx
Ken

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

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#5 posted 06-09-2017 12:54 AM

great bowls
Masterpieces as usual

-- bambi

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peteg

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#6 posted 06-09-2017 01:49 AM

Nice work Gerry :)
cheers
pete

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

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TheDane

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#7 posted 06-09-2017 03:18 AM

How do you do your cutting of the segments?

I use a Wedgie Sled most of the time … quick, easy, and accurate. For more complex stuff (e.g. feature rings, floating bases, etc.) I use my miter saw with a sled/fence system that has a sliding stop …

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Vince

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#8 posted 06-09-2017 05:42 AM

Nice work

-- Vince

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#9 posted 06-09-2017 05:56 AM

Love the shape and color scheme, elegant.

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#10 posted 06-09-2017 06:30 AM

Nice disign.

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#11 posted 06-09-2017 11:57 AM

Attractive bowls, something I would like to sometime

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Ken90712

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#12 posted 06-09-2017 12:21 PM

Perfect Thx for the info. Cheers.

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

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 06-09-2017 12:46 PM

These three bowls sure did turn out beautifully and I love the pattern that you used.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#14 posted 06-09-2017 04:53 PM

Very Well done Gerry! I’ll bet the class went as well too…
Mike

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#15 posted 06-09-2017 11:47 PM

Real nice Gerry, great colours.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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