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Project by tommyd posted 11-08-2011 05:12 AM 1788 views 8 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This started out going good when all of a sudden it went flying across the room. I was just trying to touch up the bottom and I didn’t have it attached very good and it came off the lathe. luckily it it broke on the joints and was able to glue it back together with little notice .

-- Life is too short for negative drama & petty things. So laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly!  http://tomswoodshop.etsy.com





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Neight

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#1 posted 11-08-2011 05:15 AM

beautiful bowl! that had to be a bummer watching it fly off the lathe, but at least it broke in a way that allowed you to fix it!
very nice work!
N8

-- Work consists of whatever a body is OBLIGED to do, and Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. -Mark Twain

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kiefer

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#2 posted 11-08-2011 05:20 AM

”*Ouch” that is not a good thing but nice save .
I don’t read notes but what is the song ?

Kiefer

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tomakazi

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#3 posted 11-08-2011 05:22 AM

It looks great!! Is it an actual tune or just random notes?

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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tommyd

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#4 posted 11-08-2011 05:25 AM

I don’t read notes but what is the song ?

You turned me on then you let me go.

-- Life is too short for negative drama & petty things. So laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly!  http://tomswoodshop.etsy.com

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scrappy

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#5 posted 11-08-2011 05:28 AM

Fantastic save of a wonderful turning. I just love the segmented pieces and the detail work on this is Fantastic!!!

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 11-08-2011 05:34 AM

Fantastic piece, and a great save!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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sras

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#7 posted 11-08-2011 06:07 AM

If you made it, you can fix it. Excellent recovery!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 11-08-2011 06:25 AM

Wow that turned out great great in spite of your mishap.

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tomd

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#9 posted 11-08-2011 07:56 AM

Great segmented turning and a good recovery. Would like to see how you put the notes in the piece.

-- Tom D

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tamboti

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#10 posted 11-08-2011 01:15 PM

Hi tommyd Great segmented work. As Tom D said I to would love to know how you put the notes in and is it a tune. Regards Roger in RSA

-- Africa is not for sissies

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#11 posted 11-08-2011 02:37 PM

nice segmentation & great save!

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MShort

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#12 posted 11-08-2011 02:41 PM

What a save !!!. This bowl sure is a beauty.

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

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nailbanger2

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#13 posted 11-08-2011 02:42 PM

You turned me on then you let me go. Is that the song, or just your memory of the mishap?

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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Bertha

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#14 posted 11-08-2011 02:46 PM

No sweat. This thing’s going to rehab. It’ll be fine.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Dennis Zongker

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#15 posted 11-08-2011 03:16 PM

Beautiful Bowl! You should do a blog on how you glue up the musical note. That would be cool to see.

-- Dennis Zongker

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