Segmented Turnings

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Here are a couple of segmented turnings that I made. They are made of leftover cedar, apple, and sumac. I cut the scraps into pizza slices and created layers of rings. I glued the rings into a cylinder and turned them into shape on the lathe. The finish is 3 coats of paste wax. It buffed really nicely on the lathe. Segmented turning is very fun. Now that I have started I can’t stop! For a first time doing segmented turning I think I did pretty well. Can’t wait to do some more.

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#1 posted 913 days ago

You did very well. Some great looking turnings, friend. What did you use for the rim on the taller piece?

I like the different colors. Very interesting combination.

-- Laywer by day, Carpenter by later in the day.

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#2 posted 913 days ago

Nice turnings!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 913 days ago

Impressive !

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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#4 posted 913 days ago

Thanks for the comments. Believe it or not, the rim on the taller one is plywood. I was surprised about how nice it looked afterwards.

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#5 posted 913 days ago

Nice, I just started to get into turning. I hope my first seg bowl yurnes out as well

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#6 posted 913 days ago

Very well done good work

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 912 days ago

Great turning

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