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I had not previously attempted a stave segmented bowl, I just anticipated to may problems. But I guess curiosity got the best of me. So without trying anything to complicated I gave it a whirl. Stay tuned for this technique to be used again. Curly Maple with a band of Purpleheart & burnt top ring. 4-1/2 hours. Finish is friction wax. I use Friction wax quite often on my projects.

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az





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lizardhead

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#1 posted 03-29-2012 04:58 PM

Oh by the way I glued up the Purpleheart & upper & lower Maple before cutting the staves.

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#2 posted 03-29-2012 08:13 PM

These are beautiful. I have not had good wood to try turning yet, but I really like the idea of the segments rather then one big single piece. What is friction wax?

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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#3 posted 03-29-2012 10:38 PM

That is a beautiful piece. Very nicely done and I love the way the purpleheart and the burnt top looks. This is a great job!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 03-30-2012 12:14 AM

Love this, what angle was the compound set on?

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#5 posted 03-30-2012 03:16 AM

very nice , Dave. Is that 12 segments?.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 03-30-2012 03:28 AM

Very cool.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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lizardhead

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#7 posted 03-30-2012 05:17 AM

Yes Jim: 12 Segments, That’s my magic # I have gone up to 48 segments in a couple projects.

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#8 posted 03-31-2012 12:09 AM

looks great, what did you do for the bottom?

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#9 posted 03-31-2012 12:12 AM

The bottom has a double narrow ring of Purpleheart

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#10 posted 03-31-2012 08:45 AM

Very Nice Project! Thanks For posting!

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