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Project by branch posted 08-04-2010 11:18 PM 1320 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi here is another bowl that i made for a friend of my brother he saw one that i made for anthony about 6 months ago and liked it so i made this one for him he is coming to pick it tomorrow hope he likes it i think it turned out ok

what do you think all comments welcome good or bad

i am charging him 150 euro

it is 12 half “by 6half ”
the are 217 segments
it is finished with 7 coats of finishing oil
sanded to 120 grade

16 hours work in the making
enjoyed every minute

branch





10 comments so far

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isetegija

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#1 posted 08-05-2010 12:32 AM

Beautiful pattern, well done.
Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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Kate

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#2 posted 08-05-2010 01:00 AM

looks great, I wouldn’t mind seeing a video either.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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4woodturning

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#3 posted 08-05-2010 02:07 AM

Very nicely done. great looking pattern.

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............http://www.4woodturning.com

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 08-05-2010 02:11 AM

Simply Marvelous! Very good work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 08-05-2010 02:38 AM

Outstanding piece of work.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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BillyJ

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#6 posted 08-05-2010 03:05 AM

Very, very nice. You did a great job turning, and the finishing is awesome.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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scrappy

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#7 posted 08-05-2010 09:16 AM

Fantastic! Wonderful pattern. Great finish. All around outstanding job. Would also like to see how the pattern was created.

Keep it up,

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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deon

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#8 posted 08-05-2010 12:14 PM

Amazing work….

-- Dreaming patterns

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Ampeater

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#9 posted 08-05-2010 03:50 PM

It is great. I don’t think anyone could possibly say anything negative about it. I particularly like the top rounded ring that has a larger diameter. What a beautiful bowl.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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branch

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#10 posted 08-05-2010 11:08 PM

hi guys thanks alot for all those positive comments,its great hear other people opinion. about the design i don’t do plans or draw out design, i just look at what wood i had at the time ad work wit it ad the wood normally tells me what 2 do, then start cutting it into sizes ad glued different sizes of timber together. then i start off making a feature ring,when i am happy wit the feature ring,i just design the rest of the bowl around it. i don’t like working from plans, i like my bowls different, no 2 bowl are exactly the same,they are all different. i don’t have a camcorder ad also not that good wit technology, but i will try ad borrow 1 from a friend and make video sometime soon.
branch
thanks again

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