i am back with a nother segment bowl

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Project by branch posted 03-31-2012 07:57 PM 1359 views 2 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi to all my good friends on this wonderful journey off wood working it has being a while since i have posted a project here on lumber jocks

i had some problems with my laptop it just refused to let me post pictures on it sent it away to get the problem fixed but the could not find the problem and Said it was out of guarantee and it would cost the same price as a new one and sent back the laptop very nice of them … my daughter partner niel works with a computer company had a go at finding out what the problem was it took him about 3 months but got it up and running again and the best thing is it did not cost me a cent so i am back to boor you all to tears /////////////
i have a lot of projects to post over the next few weeks this first bowl is 10 inch by 5 1/2 the timber i used is wight oak and purple heart wenge mahogany and beach the are 120 pieces in it it is finished with 5 coats of tung owl and buffeted had a lot of fun making this one all comments welcome good or bad one only improves through friends true comments

thanks for having a look


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#1 posted 03-31-2012 08:11 PM

Hey Branch, this is a very nice turning, your choice of colours and the way you assembled them is sharp. your top ring seems a bit too heavy , but overall I really like it. good work keep smiling John

-- retired and smiling

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#2 posted 03-31-2012 08:12 PM

Excellent work on you bowl. Love the feature ring and the star in the bottom.

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

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#3 posted 03-31-2012 08:40 PM

Great looking bowl. The decorative ring is amazing.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 03-31-2012 08:44 PM

Good to see you are back, you were missed. I never get bored looking at your work. As always another great looking bowl.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#5 posted 03-31-2012 08:47 PM

Nice to see you back Branch! Great looking bowl!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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Sam Shakouri

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#6 posted 03-31-2012 08:51 PM

Very nice 3D bowl, nice selection of timber. Only, you needed to cut the inside bottom a little wider, so you would expose all the six corners clearer. Welcome back and thaks for the post.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#7 posted 03-31-2012 08:52 PM

Looking great and welcome back Branch! Fantastic work you have been doing! Look forward to seeing more. Best wishes.


-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#8 posted 03-31-2012 09:14 PM

Great looking bowl Branch and welcome back.

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#9 posted 03-31-2012 09:22 PM

Good to see you againg Branch,:)
Nice job

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

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#10 posted 03-31-2012 09:36 PM

hi thanks for all your comments and advice i will take it all on board ///

and it s great to be back

john the top ring is under cut you can see it in picture 4
but i will try and cut the next one a little finer

sam your right about the bottom but it is a floating bottom and that is all that i could expose of the boxes
i made the ring Holden in the floating bottom to small lesson learned thanks for your comment’s


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#11 posted 03-31-2012 11:12 PM

Beautiful feature ring and bottom! It’s not the top ring being to heavy, I think it’s the bottom portion or foot being to tall that makes it look top heavy, makes it look more like a pot than a bowl. But that’s just my eye and I’m no expert, just a thought. Very nice just the same.

-- wood tick tools for turners by woodtickgreg @

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#12 posted 03-31-2012 11:47 PM

I agree with Sam on the larger bottom. Joints all look tight and the Feature ring is is a real feature to the bowl.

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

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#13 posted 04-01-2012 12:14 AM

That’s beautiful, really nice work.

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

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#14 posted 04-01-2012 01:42 AM

I love your work….. This is one gorgeous bowl!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#15 posted 04-01-2012 01:43 AM

Wow that is very impressive

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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