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Project by joev3 posted 04-26-2012 12:57 PM 2498 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is actually my first segmented bowl I ever turned, I had so much fun creating this project I became obsessed with segmented turning.
The woods I selected are Walnut, Ash, Sepele, and Padauk. Wall thickness 3/8 , 11 1/2” dia. and 8 1/2” High, finished off with tung oil





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Roger

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#1 posted 04-26-2012 01:53 PM

This is just way beautiful. Wow! Very kool.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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emad_models

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#2 posted 04-26-2012 06:35 PM

so pretty

-- emad gomaa

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#3 posted 04-26-2012 07:25 PM

How did you get the red bits of the base done ? Looks interesting. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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peteg

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#4 posted 04-26-2012 08:39 PM

Lovely job Joe, well done
Pete

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

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branch

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#5 posted 04-26-2012 08:49 PM

hi very nice like the fetcher ring is that a floating bottom that you put in it
branch

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bobasaurus

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#6 posted 04-26-2012 11:03 PM

Very nice bowl. The feature ring looks complicated. I imagine cutting out all the segments at perfect angles to fit together is really challenging.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#7 posted 04-27-2012 01:23 AM

I know about the addiction, I have it and my wife wants me to go back to regular turnings, I sigh! Your work is beautiful!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#8 posted 04-27-2012 11:18 AM

fancy for a first, so congrats..my only suggestion is to do a brickwork type pattern on your sapele? pieces. the tiny overlap is ok, but the eyes find a 1/2 overlap more readily appealing. That pattern has been a favorite since it came out in a book, and it has traveled well. Good job

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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MShort

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#9 posted 04-27-2012 12:31 PM

Great choice for your first segmented project. Yes, they are addicting. I will look forward to more of your addiction.

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

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joev3

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#10 posted 04-27-2012 01:35 PM

On all my segmented bowls or vessels I use the floating bottom technique, just 3 small spots of glue takes care of any movement that may occur.

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joev3

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#11 posted 04-27-2012 02:50 PM

On this photo you can see how I actually created the Indian Blanket design, hope this answers your question

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Todd Peak Woodwork

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#12 posted 04-27-2012 05:10 PM

Wow, now I want to do some segmented turning.

-- Todd, Maineville, OH, http://www.toddpeakwoodwork.com

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#13 posted 04-28-2012 02:16 AM

You must have a lot of patience to complete this type of turning. Nice job

-- Norman

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#14 posted 05-20-2012 12:36 PM

That is so beautiful!
Aaron

-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

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