LumberJocks

From Packing Case to Segmented Vase and Bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by Bob Collins posted 02-06-2011 06:09 AM 1385 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Getting a bit more confident with this segmenting game but still using wood reclaimed from packing crates. Don’t know what the light brown wood is but would like a shed full of it. Osage Orange is the only wood not recycled. This project originally was going to be 2 deep bowls when I was experimenting with compound miter angles. Then I looked at Branch’s blog and decided to try a pattern and on it went. Pic 4 shows the two halves before I turned the inside and then glues together. I still have a lot to learn about segmenting but am having a hell of a lot of fun. Pic 5 and 6 is also wood from crates .

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





11 comments so far

View TJ65's profile

TJ65

1357 posts in 1803 days


#1 posted 02-06-2011 06:32 AM

OMG talk about a show off ! :-)
These are great and you are getting better with each one.

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

View Vicki's profile

Vicki

946 posts in 2097 days


#2 posted 02-06-2011 07:02 AM

Wow! To me that is the prettiest one yet. Love the colors and the shape!
Vicki

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

View Sam Shakouri's profile

Sam Shakouri

1001 posts in 1840 days


#3 posted 02-06-2011 11:34 AM

They are great projects, Bob. I like the central part of the vase.
That’s all about segmented turning, having fun, excitement and new ideas all the time.
Waiting for the next.

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

View toyguy's profile

toyguy

1373 posts in 2590 days


#4 posted 02-06-2011 02:11 PM

I like your feature ring. and the shape of the piece. As I am also finding out; this segmented stuff is not easy, but a heck of a lot of fun. Keep up the great work.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

View Roman Hrytsak's profile

Roman Hrytsak

522 posts in 1439 days


#5 posted 02-06-2011 03:49 PM

The sun did not waste it’s energy on that wood. You made it beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

View pat sherman's profile

pat sherman

619 posts in 3125 days


#6 posted 02-06-2011 04:47 PM

darn bob is there anything you will not try? looking darn good. i remember the first turnings you did. they were not bad. but compared to these? wow.

-- pat,ohio...http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y198/patshwigar/

View branch's profile

branch

926 posts in 1907 days


#7 posted 02-06-2011 05:08 PM

hi bob great vase you are getting very good at this segment turning you did a great job with the feather ring i love it .
your bowl is very nice love the patren in it
what is the height and width of them .
just one suggestion if you stagger the joints it will help to strengthen the piece and look better that just my 2 cents worth

branch

View RetiredCoastie's profile

RetiredCoastie

999 posts in 1936 days


#8 posted 02-06-2011 06:14 PM

WOW Bob that looks great!

-- www.thepatriotwoodworker.com Proud Supporter of Homes For Our Troops

View BritBoxmaker's profile

BritBoxmaker

4448 posts in 1789 days


#9 posted 02-06-2011 10:07 PM

You truly have made a silk purse out of a sow’s ear.

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

View Bob Collins's profile

Bob Collins

1590 posts in 2436 days


#10 posted 02-07-2011 07:49 AM

Thanks for the comments, segmenting sure puts the fun into turning. so many things to learn and try.
Hey Branch, the vase is just on 10” and a tad over 6” at the widest. The center ring is just on 1 1/2” high and was one of those things that just happened, nothing planned. Thanks for the hint on staggering,
every 2 cents of knowledge passed on soon adds up.

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

View David Craig's profile

David Craig

2135 posts in 1862 days


#11 posted 02-07-2011 03:25 PM

Wonderful work Bob. The projects look fun and I think I will add this to my to-do list for this year. Great design. I look forward to your future projects and “lessons” :)

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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