13" Bowls

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Project by SASmith posted 05-17-2011 01:58 AM 1806 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are 2 13” walnut and sassafras bowls.
The blank was made by stacking a sassafras blank on top of a walnut blank and cutting one of the curves on the bandsaw. Then the 2 blanks were unstacked and 1/2 the top blank switched with 1/2 the bottom blank and re-glued. I continued this process of cutting and gluing all around the blank.
Once I had the spiral “cutting board” blank I then cut rings using the process described here:


-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#1 posted 05-17-2011 02:22 PM

Beautiful design! Well done!

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#2 posted 05-17-2011 03:25 PM

Great project, I like the way you take a simple process and with an artistic outlook make a wonderful
and different bowl, I am going to have to get out in the workshop and play some more now. Thank
you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#4 posted 05-20-2011 04:19 AM

Very nice!! I like the twisting look.

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