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Segmented Plywood Bowls

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Project by Bob Collins posted 08-13-2012 10:20 AM 1324 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These two segmented plywood with red gum spacers bowls are identical except for the bases and have been finished with coats of Gloss Polyurethane.
Pictures 1 and 2 are of the bowl I have recessed to make it look like weave but hard to see in the photos.
Pictures 3 and 4 are of the bowl un- tampered with.
One bowl is a gift for the cabinet maker who supplies me with high grade plywood offcuts.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools





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Sam Shakouri

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#1 posted 08-13-2012 10:48 AM

Nice weaved bowl, Bob.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 08-13-2012 11:50 AM

Man , those are beautiful!! Nice job on both of them!!............Jim

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

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Darell

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#3 posted 08-13-2012 02:43 PM

Very nice. Plywood really pops in a segmented turning. I’ve been meaning to try a segmented piece with plywood but haven’t gotten around to it yet. Great Work.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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MonteCristo

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#4 posted 08-13-2012 04:15 PM

Nice !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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peteg

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#5 posted 08-13-2012 09:48 PM

That Ply certainly produces some very interesting results Bob. this being a good example, well done mate
Pete

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

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sedcokid

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#6 posted 08-14-2012 12:29 AM

Wow!! What a project and with Plywood…

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Bob Collins

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#7 posted 08-14-2012 12:35 AM

Thanks for the comments. I’m just learning to appreciate the beauty of ply, specially bringing the pattern out in the segments.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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