Segmented Salad Bowl

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Project by taidsturning posted 08-12-2010 05:52 PM 1563 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The rim features end-grain, book matched sections of Tigre Caspi from Peru. They are separated by Padauk and Satinwood. The base is Walnut with two layers of Goncalo Alves and Zebrawood, and a layer of Padauk and Maple just under the rim layer.

The bowl is a little over 9” in diameter and almost 7” tall. The finish is Tung Oil.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research

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#1 posted 08-12-2010 05:58 PM

Oh my goodness – very nice work! I love the woods in combination. Truly beautiful.

-- 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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#2 posted 08-12-2010 06:01 PM

Your bowls could be tapestry, just incredible.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#3 posted 08-12-2010 06:06 PM

Very Funky! Which is a good thing in my book. Love the colors and grain, Bravo!

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

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#4 posted 08-12-2010 06:30 PM

Very nice work, I would like to learn how something like that is built. Great Job!

-- Ryan, Arizona

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#5 posted 08-12-2010 06:32 PM

Very vibrant and elegant looking, I love it. The third picture, when you look at it quick, looks like there are holes in the bowl where the white wood is. It gave me a double take. It would look fabulous in my house!! ;-)

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 08-12-2010 07:00 PM

That is a very beautiful and elegant bowl. Very Nice work!
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#7 posted 08-12-2010 07:21 PM

Very nice. I love the Tigre Caspi, and the fact that you book cut it is an elegant touch.

Just out of curiousity, what glue are you using to adhere the segments together?

-- Jim Wright, Stonekettle Station

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#8 posted 08-12-2010 07:49 PM

Another beautiful bowl, your choice of wood is right on!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#9 posted 08-12-2010 07:57 PM

hi that is one very very eye catching bowl that you have created i love the splash of coolers and the way you have arranged them all in the right places and quantity the work great together
i wish i had axe cs to all that different types and colors of wood

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#10 posted 08-12-2010 09:07 PM

I use Titebond III almost all the time. I have used a dark-drying version where I wanted to emphasize a glue line and Titebond II between light colored woods.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research

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#11 posted 08-12-2010 10:22 PM

Now that is a goodlooking bowl. Nice work.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#12 posted 08-13-2010 04:27 AM

I have work a lot of tigre caspi is really a nice wood similar to zebrano wood no?Well done

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#13 posted 08-13-2010 08:45 AM

Another great design and turn. Your bowls are always so colorful and vibrant. Fantastic job on the book matching sections. Nice touch.

Keep it up.


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

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#14 posted 08-13-2010 11:14 AM

You know, I dont normally like orange and yellow, just not my colours. But this is a very bright and cheerful looking bowl.
Very nice

-- Theresa,

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#15 posted 08-13-2010 03:59 PM

Gorgeous turning, just amazing.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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