Segmented Bowl

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Project by Britt posted 04-19-2011 05:11 PM 1886 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First try at segmented bowl. Hard Maple and Purple Heart. 10 1/2” round and 7 inches tall

-- Britt

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#1 posted 04-19-2011 05:20 PM


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#3 posted 04-19-2011 05:59 PM

That is a beauty !!! I really like your zig zag feature ring.

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

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#4 posted 04-19-2011 06:55 PM

Outstanding,very nice work

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#5 posted 04-19-2011 07:08 PM

I have looked at all your pictures, enlarged them…And I have scrutinized every joint, every seem and looked at the overall vessile…......... And I can’t see one thing that does not look very well done. The ziz-zag is well thought out and done the way it should be. The contrast in woods works very well….... Wish my first had looked that good. Soon you will be giving lessons.

Now lets see what you can do with the foot. ...

Well Done. and a big welcome to LumberJocks. Just what we need, more segmented turners….. LOL !

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#6 posted 04-19-2011 08:00 PM

beautiful work and I know that chevrons are not easy,great job

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#7 posted 04-19-2011 08:32 PM

great work on that vase
nice shop too :-)
welcome to L J enjoy and have fun

take care

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#8 posted 04-19-2011 11:06 PM

hi and welcome to LJ nice to have you on board

that is a very nice vase love the feature ring it looks great everything is lined up perfectly
all the joints are nice and tight no gaps it is fantastic for your first segment turning
congratulations you have cracked it first time
love to see it when you have it finished and it off the lath and a photo of the in side
wish my first segment turning was half as good as yours
i will be looking out some more of your work


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#9 posted 04-20-2011 12:07 AM

Excellent work

-- Vince

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#10 posted 04-20-2011 12:31 AM

Beautiful & Excellent work….

Welcome to LumberJocks Look fwd to seeing many more projects!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 04-20-2011 12:32 AM

Britt, welcome to LJ’s, if this is your starting point then I hope to see more, you segmented boys are realy on the move with your own competition, love it

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#12 posted 04-20-2011 01:55 AM

WOW, that is awesome! Thanks for sharing!

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#13 posted 04-20-2011 02:20 AM

Beautiful work!!!

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#14 posted 04-20-2011 07:09 PM

That’s amazing. I got a lathe last week, so in a couple decades I hope to be able to pull someting like this off.

-- -Todd

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#15 posted 04-20-2011 07:23 PM

Thanks everyone for the positive comments. The segment pattern i created was from Malcom Tibbetts book on segmented turning. It is an excellent book, i highly recommend it. I will say one thing, this is sure addicting..

-- Britt

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