LumberJocks

Bandsaw Segmented Bowls

  • Advertise with us
Project by taidsturning posted 04-21-2011 06:16 PM 1973 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These bowls are about 9” in diameter andf about 3” high. Two blanks were made one with Bloodwood strips and Satinwood major pieces, and the other blank the opposite use of wood. They were cut on the bandsaw and the corresponding segments from each blank glued together to give a complete level. I put them together two different ways to give two different bowls. I wasn’t sure which I would like best, but I have a favorite. I would appreciate knowing yours.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research





14 comments so far

View woodklutz's profile

woodklutz

221 posts in 1419 days


#1 posted 04-21-2011 07:49 PM

Very nice creative work. I prefer the less busy one, which is the main picture shown. You have a lot of patience to do work like this. It would drive me insane. Thank you for sharing.

-- honing my craft one mistake at a time.

View reggiek's profile

reggiek

2240 posts in 1920 days


#2 posted 04-21-2011 08:01 PM

Very nice choice of woods…great color and contrasts. Both of them are very nice…I’d have to say I like the simple one slightly better…I don’t know exactly why.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

View MShort's profile

MShort

1726 posts in 2069 days


#3 posted 04-21-2011 08:24 PM

That bowl really stands out. Great color selection and a neat idea. Thanks.

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

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112066 posts in 2228 days


#4 posted 04-21-2011 08:30 PM

It’s hard to choose they both look great. But if I have to choose I would pick the one that’s in the main photo with alternating strips .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Brian Shourd's profile

Brian Shourd

106 posts in 1244 days


#5 posted 04-21-2011 08:32 PM

These are some great bowls. My favorite is the one with the alternating stripes, but only by a hair.

-- Brian

View sedcokid's profile

sedcokid

2674 posts in 2249 days


#6 posted 04-21-2011 09:14 PM

Very nice bowls I really like the contrast of the two woods. I have to say I like the one with alternating stripes, they are both beautiful!

Thanks for sharing~

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

View michelletwo's profile

michelletwo

2247 posts in 1666 days


#7 posted 04-21-2011 09:45 PM

Definetly the main photo..eye catching bowl from a board

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

View DaleM's profile

DaleM

913 posts in 2034 days


#8 posted 04-21-2011 09:50 PM

I like the one in the main photo the best. Both are great, really nice wood choice for contrast and great finish.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

View Tommy's profile

Tommy

138 posts in 1479 days


#9 posted 04-21-2011 11:21 PM

I say the first one hands down. It’s a piece that non-wood-workers would have a tough time wrapping their heads around, highly intriguing.

-- Tommy, ---- It's Never Crowded On the Extra Mile.

View amagineer's profile

amagineer

1385 posts in 1247 days


#10 posted 04-21-2011 11:36 PM

How can you pick a favorite child, but if I have to choose then I choose picture #3. Outstanding job and creativity.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

View ncdon's profile

ncdon

146 posts in 1527 days


#11 posted 04-21-2011 11:45 PM

Great choices of pattern and color,Nice work.

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com Working full time at retired.

View peteg's profile

peteg

2877 posts in 1473 days


#12 posted 04-22-2011 12:30 AM

Gee Bill, this must have tested your eyesight as they were spinning, They are all different & the eye reads them so,
I think I lean toward pic 5 & 6
These would have been a lot of fun :))
Nice job

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

View jockmike2's profile

jockmike2

10635 posts in 2897 days


#13 posted 04-22-2011 01:15 PM

I couldn’t choose, I love them both. Love the contrasting colors.

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

View waleedwaheed2013's profile

waleedwaheed2013

134 posts in 535 days


#14 posted 05-23-2013 01:21 AM

Very good dear friend

-- Waleed Waheed

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