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Project by Bearpie posted 04-26-2012 11:39 PM 1300 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these pretty quick for our show this weekend in Weston, FL along with the others I had accumulated. I was playing around with different size segments in a layer so it wouldn’t look boring! Let me know if it makes a difference? I am trying to play with different sizes so I wouldn’t have to use thin strips to break the pattern.

Picture 1 and 2 Bubbinga and Oak dish 8 1/2” D x 2” H
Picture 3 Oak and Bubbinga dish 8 1/4” D x 3” H
Picture 4 Oak and Padauk dish 5 1/2” x 2” H
Picture 5 Cheese slicer (made 4)

Comments and critiques welcomed and appreciated! Thanks for looking.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#1 posted 04-26-2012 11:48 PM

Very nice Erwin. The different size segments is a nice touch and great wood combination.

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#2 posted 04-26-2012 11:56 PM

Good luck at the show.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#3 posted 04-27-2012 01:39 AM

Beatiful turnings, good luck with them at the show, I bet they go quick.

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

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#4 posted 04-27-2012 03:50 AM

Nice turning Erwin, I like #4,
You should sell all these no sweat

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

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#5 posted 04-27-2012 04:43 AM

Ya know … I’m really envious, Erwin, because wood turning is something I admire … but the concept is like ‘outer space’. It would be a whole new learning curve for me to tackle in my workshop! But I love what you do … and I know you love what you’re doing! ... which makes me more than satisfied just viewing artistic work in the form of wood turning! Good luck this weekend, and thanks for sharing!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#6 posted 04-27-2012 12:29 PM

Great projects…. I like’em all!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 04-27-2012 01:34 PM

Great work on all of them. I have been meaning to make cheese boards forsome time now.

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

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#8 posted 04-27-2012 05:45 PM

Your segmented pieces are so pretty, Erwin! I love them all too! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#9 posted 04-27-2012 10:40 PM

Very nice bowls Erwin with high praise on that last bowl.
Question: where do you purchase the cheese slicer mechanizm. I have not been able to find them.

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#10 posted 04-30-2012 09:39 PM

I got my parts from;

CheeseSlicing , LLC PO box 242
Sheboygan, Wisc. 53082

Web site is;

The part number that I used is PPR-101AB

It includes everything you need for a cheese board except the wood.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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