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Birthday gift to a friend, Purpleheart and Bloodwood segmented bowl with lid (also checkout the purpleheart dots) they are Miller Dowls that works great as long as you drill and install them before turning… and yes they come in Purpleheart.

-- Larry, Rose HIll





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BarbS

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#1 posted 12-05-2010 06:02 AM

Wow, that’s a beautiful segmented vessel. Really attractive, Larry. I hope your friend keeps it out of the sunlight to maintain all that color. Nice work!

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#2 posted 12-05-2010 06:05 AM

Stunning Larry. Really like the finish on this one… beautiful! I had no idea you could get dowels in woods like purpleheart… interesting. Thanks.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#3 posted 12-05-2010 06:06 AM

Nice work Larry.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#4 posted 12-05-2010 06:46 AM

This is really nice! The colors, shape and finish all work together very well. Thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 12-05-2010 06:48 AM

I like it… that looks really cool.

-- http://caledoniachurchofchrist.yolasite.com/

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#6 posted 12-05-2010 11:43 AM

I agree Larry, it’s a very nice piece!
Your finish looks fantastic too.

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#7 posted 12-05-2010 01:39 PM

VERY COOL BOWLS, LOVE THE SECOND ONE TOO. I LIKE BOTH DESIGNS, VERY UNIQUE.

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

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#8 posted 12-05-2010 02:26 PM

This is a very nice looking vessel. The lid adds a lot to it. Well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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TulsaWoodSmith

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#9 posted 12-05-2010 03:25 PM

Those are 2 or my favorite woods to work with. The design and craftsmanship are really great.
I hope your friend values it accordingly.

Michael

-- TulsaWoodSmith, Tulsa, OK The tools aren't the problem-It's the organic interface!

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#10 posted 12-05-2010 05:14 PM

Great color, shape, and finish!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#11 posted 12-05-2010 10:28 PM

Beautiful, a very refined design and so well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 12-06-2010 06:45 AM

How hard was that to turn? I heard purpleheart is hard to turn.

-- Rodney, Arlington Texas

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#13 posted 12-17-2010 09:06 AM

Sorry about the delay, been locked in the shop trying to finish Christmas gifts. On segmented turning it isn’t bad because of the grain direction, but on the base it can be a little rough. hope to post some new pics soon, I have found some great ideas.

-- Larry, Rose HIll

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