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Project by rkoorman posted 10-30-2011 04:13 PM 1139 views 8 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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I had some idea for a laminated bowl for some time. The plan was a bit different that the end result…......well…...yeah…...that happens sometimes. I didn’t make a exact drawing before starting the project. I should have made a wider bowl, that way the ” wings” would have been bigger. Still it’s a funny little thing.

Thanks for watching

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/





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OregonBurls

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#1 posted 10-30-2011 04:29 PM

Very nice. Who needs burl. That is beautiful!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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rance

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#2 posted 10-30-2011 04:35 PM

What a very nice design.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Schwieb

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#3 posted 10-30-2011 04:38 PM

Beautiful Rick! You have inspired me to try a similar idea I have been thinking about.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Charles Maxwell

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#4 posted 10-30-2011 04:57 PM

NIce!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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SPalm

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#5 posted 10-30-2011 05:31 PM

Cool design.
I like it.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 10-30-2011 05:36 PM

Excellent design!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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SASmith

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#7 posted 10-30-2011 07:56 PM

I love laminated bowls. How big is this one?

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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BritBoxmaker

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#8 posted 10-30-2011 11:44 PM

Beautiful use of lines which help define and heighten the shape of the bowl. Of course now you know you’re going to get hooked on this theme, don’t you? All well and good. I for one will be looking out for more like this.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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DaveGlx

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#9 posted 10-31-2011 01:12 AM

Beautiful design. Very nice piece.

-- Dave -

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Arlin Eastman

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#10 posted 10-31-2011 01:35 AM

Well done on the design and exacution. Keep up the Good Work
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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vipond33

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#11 posted 10-31-2011 04:02 AM

This is like the curve in the cosmos, fooling around with space-time. Careful you don’t get sucked in. Very pretty.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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a1Jim

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#12 posted 10-31-2011 06:37 AM

Very very nice a super design and a job well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rkoorman

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#13 posted 10-31-2011 09:16 AM

@oregonburl : GotBurl ? Needburl!!

@SASmith : It measures 140×100x60 mm

Thanks for all the nice comments.

Yesterday I made the drawings for a new one with better dimensions. I’ll be using the same woods because I’ve got a lot of this laying around.

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/

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Roger

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#14 posted 10-31-2011 02:08 PM

that turned out just awesome!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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exelectrician

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#15 posted 11-01-2011 09:22 AM

Eye catching. The laminations accent the gentle curves – just awesome…

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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