Three of a Kind

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Project by tomd posted 621 days ago 1733 views 10 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are 3 open segmented bowls, the first two are 48 segment rings 21 rings high, the last one is 50 segment rings 25 rings high. Also the first are 15”D x 7”H, the third is 16”D x 8”H. They are enjoyable to build but very difficult to turn.

-- Tom D

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#1 posted 621 days ago

Wow Tom these are all so beautiful and hard to imagine turning them.Very fine work.

-- Custom furniture

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Jim Sellers

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#2 posted 621 days ago

Those are awesome to say the least. I’ve never done much turning but I’m curious about the process used to accomplish this. Very nice effect.

-- J.C.Sellers

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#3 posted 621 days ago

Very nice Tom.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#4 posted 621 days ago

Wow Tom, Fabulous example of design, build & turn. Very well done :)

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

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 621 days ago

Really, really incredible work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#6 posted 621 days ago

Excellent work

-- Vince

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#7 posted 621 days ago

Wood + glue + saw + patience + talent = works of art.
Fantastic projects.

Forgot to mention lathe, chisels, sandpaper, finishing etc, but you know what I mean.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#8 posted 621 days ago

Tom – simply stunning work. These pieces are really incredible.

-- Brice, Philadelphia

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#9 posted 621 days ago

HOLY SMOKES! I think a video is in order…....AWESOME work!!!!!!

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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#10 posted 621 days ago

Excellent work!! Very interesting!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#11 posted 621 days ago

WOW!! Nice!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#12 posted 621 days ago


GREAT work !!!!

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

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#13 posted 620 days ago

Pretty amazing work.

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#14 posted 620 days ago

These are ever beautiful !!!


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