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Project by branch posted 08-31-2010 11:56 PM 1474 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi fellow L J this is my latest segment bowl this one was sold as soon as i put the last finishing touches to it . i was working on it when a friend of mines that is a painter and Artie’s that has a lot of connections with some galleries around Ireland she takes some of my pieces and puts them in a exhibit she had a friend with her and he fell in love with the bowl and bought it before he left . i got 250 euro for it not a bad price i think so i had to take some photos of it in a hurry that is why the photos are not that good the glare of the flash is on them must get a proper place set up for taking photographs anyway that was only the start of the good news marie had some money for me she handed me 1000 euro 4 of my bowls was sold and she said the galleria wanted 4 more to replace the ones the soled great news it is handy to have a friend like marie yes my wife knowes marie she is my brother s wifes sister

branch





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patron

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#1 posted 09-01-2010 12:20 AM

that is great news , branch .
your work is really stunning .

that it sells is no coincident .
happy for you !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Dennis Zongker

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#2 posted 09-01-2010 12:28 AM

WOW!! Beautiful Craftsmanship.

-- Dennis Zongker

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levan

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#3 posted 09-01-2010 12:42 AM

That is so cool. I”m wondering ,how many pieces went into this?

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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Kindlingmaker

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#4 posted 09-01-2010 12:50 AM

Absolutely beautiful! Your outstanding skill shows well with this latest piece of art! Love it!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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branch

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#5 posted 09-01-2010 01:18 AM

hi levan the are 337 different pieces of timber in this bowl it is 13 inches at it s wides and 7 and a half tall it is finished with 2 coats of sand and sell and 5 coats of finishing oil sanded after every coat down to 1200 grid wet and dry sand paper thanks for all your positif comments the are much appreached

branch

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 09-01-2010 02:08 AM

Such a beautiful piece! No wonder they all sell so well!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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Bogie

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#7 posted 09-01-2010 02:45 AM

Very Nice! Lots of time… Lots of glue… Lots of skill :o)

-- Bogie... Roseburg, OR / Knowledge is Power!

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WoodenFrog

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#8 posted 09-01-2010 02:51 AM

There you go again…making beautiful bowls!
You are really good at this, I really enjoy them!
It`s great you do have a friend like that, and your making money too.
Great work Branch! I look forward to seeing more of these fantastic bowls.

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

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tomakazi

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#9 posted 09-01-2010 02:58 AM

awesome!!! worth every penny!!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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grosa

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#10 posted 09-01-2010 05:08 AM

I enjoyed this project of your very much. Very nice color nice lines nice look.

-- Have a great day.

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toyguy

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#11 posted 09-01-2010 01:31 PM

Nice bowl..nice hall of euro…... and a great friend…..

Life is good for you …...keep the chips flying.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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jockmike2

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#12 posted 09-01-2010 01:35 PM

Gorgeous bowl Branch, you’re lucky you have found a way to sell your bowls. I am very happy for you.

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

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imallchalkedup

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#13 posted 09-04-2010 04:16 AM

sorry, I only comment on good stuff now, jk. But this is good stuff, beautiful piece. I can’t wait to get this garage cleaned out where I can try some segmented work on a smaller scale of course.

-- RStadler

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Dragonstaar

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#14 posted 09-04-2010 05:49 AM

WOW – this is a truly lovely piece. I wish I had the equipment and the patience for segmented work. Absolutely amazing work!

-- Susannah, Melbourne FL

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Tom Z

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#15 posted 09-06-2010 03:53 AM

What a nice piece. I can only hope that I will be able to create such beautifull work some day. U R a real inspiration.

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