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A dovetailed bowl from walnut and mahogoney

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Project by rkoorman posted 12-05-2011 09:36 AM 1354 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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I wanted to try and make a dovetailed bowl for some time now. After a lot of thinking and looking around on the internet I decided to give it a try. The dovetail joint was made on the router-table.

It’s a “bowl from a board”kind of project!!

Thanks for watching

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Roger

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#1 posted 12-05-2011 03:04 PM

I likes it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Dennisgrosen

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#2 posted 12-05-2011 03:10 PM

cool :-)

even though I don´t have a lathe I still wish you will make a how to toturial picturebook
its look tricky to make :-)

Dennis

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SPalm

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#3 posted 12-05-2011 03:10 PM

That is cool.
It looks very well done too.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 12-05-2011 03:56 PM

Very cool design…

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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topspin

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#5 posted 12-05-2011 07:01 PM

I’m guessing you did a big sliding dovetail to join the two boards and then bandsawed the circles at an angle then stack laminated and then put on the lathe to get final shape?

-- Seems that talent only gets you so far... effort makes you successful.

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LittlePaw

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#6 posted 12-05-2011 07:06 PM

Incorporating dovetail into a segmented bowl is an ingenious idea! I like it very much.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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peteg

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#7 posted 12-05-2011 10:24 PM

Well you certainly have developed a style of your own with these, well done the man from Holland, :))

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

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#8 posted 12-05-2011 10:32 PM

Wow, that is mind boggling!
Very nice

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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SASmith

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#9 posted 12-05-2011 10:55 PM

Very nice.
I have made one of these too. The long sliding dovetail is trickier than I thought it would be.
Yours came together nicely.

How big is it?

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#10 posted 12-06-2011 02:30 AM

like that bowl, good job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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mafe

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#11 posted 12-07-2011 04:55 PM

Super, just the bowl for woodworkers.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#12 posted 12-07-2011 04:59 PM

Great bowl the dovetail looks fantastic.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#13 posted 01-29-2012 07:09 PM

this is really fantastic, all i can turn is the lathe on

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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