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My First Bowl

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Project by dwlckn posted 05-28-2011 07:50 PM 990 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first bowl on a lathe, as well as my first attempt at segmented turning. The base and window frames are walnut, the windows are maple and the other layers are birch. Finish is three light coats of “salad bowl” and measures 7” in dia. and 3 1/2” tall.

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interpim

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#1 posted 05-28-2011 08:03 PM

for a first bowl it looks excellent… especially considering it is segmented! I’ve been turning bowls for a couple years now, and have just started getting into some light segmenting

-- San Diego, CA

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#2 posted 05-28-2011 08:08 PM

Welcome to the wonderful world of segmented turning. Great start.

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

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Darell

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#3 posted 05-28-2011 09:14 PM

WOW, that’s ambitious for a first bowl. Great Job. I still haven’t ventured into segmented turning yet but the day is coming. Thanks for sharing.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#4 posted 05-29-2011 01:33 AM

Thats a nice peice, well done.

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