Big segmented bowl : Brick build!!

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Project by rkoorman posted 01-28-2012 07:04 AM 1330 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch


It was time for some segmenten turning. For a long time I didn’t do any segmented work. Why ? I really don’t know.

I had some maple and walnut which always make nice combinations.

The glue-joint are routed out to give it a real “brick build”look

There’s no finish on the bowl, this suits the rough look a bit better is my humble opinion.

In the bottom there’s a piece of “floating”purperheart.

This bowl will be sold and the money will go to several charity’s

Thanks for looking


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#1 posted 01-28-2012 07:29 AM

Wow that’s an amazing bowl great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-28-2012 12:32 PM

Nice bowl Rick, but I think I’d put some sort of finish on it in my own humble opinion. I want to do some segmented work myself soon. Maple with Walnut is always a nice contrast

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

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#3 posted 01-28-2012 12:44 PM

Nice bowl.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 01-28-2012 02:26 PM

very nice. I like that light/dark wood combo, and Maple & Walnut go very well. nice bowl

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 01-28-2012 02:49 PM

You did a fine job with this bowl.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 01-28-2012 07:44 PM

Great work. It looks like a BIG bowl.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#7 posted 01-29-2012 02:10 PM

Very nicely done. I like the random look, adds intrest.

-- Don, North Carolina, Working full time at retired.

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#8 posted 01-29-2012 08:28 PM

very cool, i love the design.

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#9 posted 01-30-2012 01:20 PM

Really nice.
With some finish and a lot of fruit in it it will be the favorite spot of the house.
Best thoughts,

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

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