Bandsaw Bowls

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Project by SASmith posted 05-26-2011 12:00 AM 2479 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pics 1 and 2 are of a 10” maple bowl with cherry stripes.
Pics 3 and 4 are ~12” in diameter. maple and saffafras cut on the bandsaw using the stack cut method. I like the grain of the sassafras in pic 3.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#1 posted 05-26-2011 12:04 AM

very nice i like the concept of doing it on the bandsaw, you should post a blog.


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#2 posted 05-26-2011 12:12 AM

these are great

this is thinking
inside the bowl

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 05-26-2011 12:16 AM

Can you supply link to cut-and-stack method?
Thanks in advance.

-- I may not have a lot of good ideas, but some of them are just incredible.

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#4 posted 05-26-2011 12:29 AM

Nicely done mate.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#5 posted 05-26-2011 12:31 AM

therookie here is a link to the bandsaw bowl method. I used a scroll saw but you could do it on a bandsaw if you do the bowl in two halves.
hasbeen I will find you a link to the stack and cut method.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#6 posted 05-26-2011 12:36 AM

hasbeen here is the link to a blog that shows the stack and cut method. a different pattern but you will get the idea. I’m sure there are other blogs that show it here also but poroskywood just came to mind.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#7 posted 05-26-2011 02:26 AM

Now those are down right cool.
I missed those previous links, thanks.

Good job,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#8 posted 05-26-2011 04:52 PM

That is cool! Great design!

-- christopheralan

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#9 posted 05-26-2011 07:48 PM

Thank you all for the comments.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#10 posted 05-27-2011 12:03 AM

Very cool, I’m going to have to try something like this on my next bowl. Thank you for shearing. .

-- “Enjoy what you do, or do something else!”

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#11 posted 08-02-2011 05:22 PM

Just had a look at your bowls Sasmith. Bluepine38 alerted me to your work after I had posted my scroll sawn bowls yesterday. Yours are truly inspiring.
Thanks for posting

-- Bob, BC, Canada

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