LumberJocks

Lidded segmented box

  • Advertise with us
Project by Bob Collins posted 1286 days ago 2098 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun project using scraps of Red Cedar and Silver Birch. The box/bowl or whatever is 6” diam.
and as I have just started playing with segmented projects I am quite pleased with the result. Any hints or
suggestions with segmenting would be appreciated.

Pic 3 Inside bowl and lid Pic 4 Bottom bowl, top lid

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





15 comments so far

View TJ65's profile

TJ65

1354 posts in 1654 days


#1 posted 1285 days ago

Thats pretty cool Bob, it’s amazing what you can do with scraps!

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

View Vicki's profile

Vicki

932 posts in 1949 days


#2 posted 1285 days ago

That is both beautiful and way cool. Love the lid, love the segmented look.
Vicki

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

View B13's profile

B13

463 posts in 1298 days


#3 posted 1285 days ago

That Is cool! whimsical!

View Allison's profile

Allison

819 posts in 2403 days


#4 posted 1285 days ago

Bob, Personally and by what I THOUGHT segmentation was, you are insulting this fine project.
I also want to point out that I am not hocking my work here on your thread. It’s just the easiest way for me to explain it.

I have been using the word segmentation and was taught segmentation is when you take a piece of wood, (One piece) cut it up and put it back together again as in this project of mine here at LJ’s (http://lumberjocks.com/projects/6517)

What you have done here is sooo much nicer than segmentation (or at least what I was taught segmentation was)

This is interesting to me. I would love to see what other Lumberjock’s say about segmentation. I really believe there is another name for what you have done here. I suppose someone will say what’s in a name :) however I for one would like to know if I indeed have been writing about segmentation here on Lj’s and on my blogs all wrong! LOL!!!

This is very nice Bob! Great job!!!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

View B13's profile

B13

463 posts in 1298 days


#5 posted 1285 days ago

Allison by rights It could be classified as mosaic.

View Sam Shakouri's profile

Sam Shakouri

975 posts in 1692 days


#6 posted 1285 days ago

It is nice segmented lidded bowl and as you are a biginer in segmentation, it is very nice try. I have only few friendly notes for the future projects.
1- Your segments need to be tighter. I know it is very hard because many factors (not only presice angle) are needed to be really tight, which are almost impossible to be achieved in a home workshop.
2- To achieve that, glue half of segments in each level (or ring) to make two arches. The ends of each arch must be on stright line, if they are not, put the arch against sanding disc to stright its ends. Then glue the arches together, end ot end. You may call this tactic CHEATING, but it is the only way with the available equipments you and I have.

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

View Bob Collins's profile

Bob Collins

1508 posts in 2288 days


#7 posted 1285 days ago

Thanks for the comments. That’s how I have been doing it Sam but need to make a sledge for the table saw and get the angles accurate. Will keep trying. Thanks for the info.

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

View Bob Collins's profile

Bob Collins

1508 posts in 2288 days


#8 posted 1285 days ago

Hi Allison, You might have opened a bucket of whatever here and it will be interesting to see what the gurus have to say. Maybe we might have to ask them if we don’t get a response. Did a quick look on the net and segmenting means so many things, even cutting an orange is segmenting.
Back to the wood working though and the traditional way was as you say, cutting up one piece of wood and rejoining to make one object, e.g. using a board and ending up with a bowl or something else.
I then looked up segmenting in wood turning and there are various types of wood used in bowls etc. and going through the projects on this site, members title their bowls of many woods segmented. I like B13
suggestion of MOSAIC as it means something else I have achieved. LOL. By the way I liked your crocodiles. Nice work.

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

View stefang's profile

stefang

12605 posts in 1939 days


#9 posted 1285 days ago

Nicely thought out pattern on this pretty little bowl Bob.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Eagle1's profile

Eagle1

2065 posts in 1669 days


#10 posted 1285 days ago

Nice work!!!

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

View branch's profile

branch

905 posts in 1759 days


#11 posted 1285 days ago

hi bob like your segment box very nice patren
branch

View Monty Queen's profile

Monty Queen

1578 posts in 1856 days


#12 posted 1285 days ago

Wow nice job on that round box looks aweome.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

View tommyd's profile

tommyd

77 posts in 1737 days


#13 posted 1283 days ago

Nice looking box only suggestion I have is when gluing your rings offset the glue joints this gives it a stronger joint and also a better appearance. just my opinion

-- Life is too short for negative drama & petty things. So laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly!  http://tomswoodshop.etsy.com

View Bob Collins's profile

Bob Collins

1508 posts in 2288 days


#14 posted 1283 days ago

Thanks again for the comments. Good point Tom, I was only thinking of the pattern, does look a bit fragile.

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

View sedcokid's profile

sedcokid

2663 posts in 2203 days


#15 posted 1282 days ago

Bob, this is a great project and you have done a great job making it.

thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase