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Project by branch posted 09-20-2011 10:43 PM 1306 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi here is one of 4 little segment bowl with a lid that i am working on just finished this one and thought i would let you have a look and let me what you think all comments welcome good or bad

timber used is white oak purple heart and wenge
it is 8 1/2 inches tall
its 6 3/4 wide and its 4 inches tall without the lid
the knob on the lid is 2 1/8
it has 158 pieces in it
finish is 7 coats of denish oil

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#1 posted 09-20-2011 11:17 PM

Looks great, just needs some candy in it.

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 09-20-2011 11:32 PM

GREAT WOODTURNING! as usual!

You have the magic touch!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#3 posted 09-21-2011 01:58 AM

Amazing work my friend….....WOW. Thank you for the continued inspiration.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#4 posted 09-21-2011 02:19 AM

Very nice. I am working on a couple segmented bowls for the first time. Had no idea the amount of time it takes to make these until I started making a few

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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#5 posted 09-21-2011 02:48 AM

Branch, I love all your bowls but your segmented ones are the best. It has been awhile since you have posted a segmented project. This one is up to your standard!! It is beautiful!! My only negitive comment that to my likeing the finial is to large, I prefer the more delicate style.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 09-21-2011 05:17 AM

Never hada go @ segmenting, think I willleave it to you guys who already have it sorted, great colourful combination of timbers Branch, nice turn :))

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

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#7 posted 09-21-2011 06:14 AM

As always beautiful. So well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 09-21-2011 08:01 AM

Very nice Branch. Colourful and eye-catching.
I don’t have the band-saw but even if I did I don’t think I’d have the patience (or talent lol).

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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branch

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#9 posted 09-21-2011 07:18 PM

hi thank s for all your comments much appreciate

michael 1 good lock with your first segment turning they take a bit of time but the are fun to make looking forward to see your finished piece

sedcokid you may be right about the finial being to big i might put it on the lath and turn it down a little

murch the segments were cut on the table saw not a band saw if you are interested in making a segment turning you should have a go the are not all that hard to make

branch

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#10 posted 09-22-2011 01:03 AM

well done branch

watching your work
is always an inspiration

-- 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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