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bowl using simple segmentation of offcuts

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Project by MonteCristo posted 774 days ago 732 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I turned my big 2 ft bowl and had to really keep my costs down, I also tried the segmenting of horizontal layers, where only the bottom layer is a solid disk. In this case it was an outside piece of spalted Big Leaf Maple that would have been a pretty small bowl on its own, This bowl is 3.5” x 18.75”. It weighs just under 2 pounds – not much ! The dark wood is claro walnut, and the other ring is western white pine.

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 774 days ago

Nice bowl and I cannot even see any segment lines. Nice going!!

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

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SASmith

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#2 posted 772 days ago

That is a massive bowl.
Great work.
You make me want a bigger lathe.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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OhValleyWoodandWool

969 posts in 1719 days


#3 posted 285 days ago

Beautiful

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