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CLOSED EIGHT LINK CHAIN BOWL

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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 01-15-2011 12:35 PM 1665 views 8 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed and turned this african winge bowl few years ago. It is surrounded by closed chain of eight links, four links of osage orange and four of plywood. Observe these links are inside each other (look like) making closed chain around the bowl. Photos # 3 and 4 are close up to show what I mean by closed chain.
SIZE: 260mm. in dia. 72 pieces.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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#1 posted 01-15-2011 12:59 PM

well sam

once again with the great work

you keep inspiring

thank 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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#2 posted 01-15-2011 01:12 PM

Sam
Remarkable work. A really gorgeous piece.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#3 posted 01-15-2011 01:26 PM

Another brilliant piece Sam. Your certainly creating wonders but how is that done. Awesome.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#4 posted 01-15-2011 02:19 PM

very cool design Sam.

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#5 posted 01-15-2011 02:30 PM

That is a fantastic piece.

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#6 posted 01-15-2011 02:32 PM

That is some piece of work.

Fantastic

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#7 posted 01-15-2011 02:37 PM

All above, and …..the insertion of those rings is beyond my brain to figure out how it was done.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 01-15-2011 02:49 PM

Well done Sam.

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#9 posted 01-15-2011 03:18 PM

That is awesome. How people make things like this is beyond my comprehension. Great job.

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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#10 posted 01-15-2011 04:41 PM

Count me amongst those scratching their heads over this one, Sam. Beautiful piece.

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

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#11 posted 01-15-2011 04:46 PM

The precision to pull this off is impressive! Very creative and well done!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#12 posted 01-15-2011 04:47 PM

Thats impressive. I like it very much.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#13 posted 01-15-2011 05:03 PM

WOW!! Sam, how in the world did you make this…. It is a fantastic piece, your work is always impressive!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#14 posted 01-15-2011 05:29 PM

I really like the chains,and have to ask how you did it?

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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#15 posted 01-15-2011 06:55 PM

AWESOME AND BEAUTIFUL TURNING. I GO WITH THE REST, HOW THE HECK DID YOU PULL THAT OFF?

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

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