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Slightly Segmented bowls --Two of them

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Project by BobWemm posted 421 days ago 1786 views 13 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Both of these small bowls are roughly 6×3in and are made from broom handle, jarrah dowell and an unknown timber and the body is from Queensland Box. Q box was used for flooring in the past so is a fairly strong timber.
I marked out the circles and divided them appropriately and drilled holes to accept the different sized dowells. Then they were glued in, making sure that there is plenty of glue for a secure bond. The first one I made had some tearing along the dowell edges.
Finished to 400 grit and polished with Shellawax Glow.

Thanks for looking.
C&C welcome.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.





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WoodenFrog

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#1 posted 421 days ago

Those are really neat!! great job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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jeff

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#2 posted 421 days ago

those are great bowls Bob…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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Hawaiilad

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#3 posted 421 days ago

What a great idea. Lovely bowls

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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JJones98042

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#4 posted 421 days ago

Very nicely done! :) I like these.

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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BritBoxmaker

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#5 posted 421 days ago

An interesting idea and design, well executed, Bob.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 421 days ago

Great and unique design

-- 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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michelletwo

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#7 posted 421 days ago

welcome to Lj’s..I used that technique on bowls from a board & it sure gets people to wonder how’d I do that???

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

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murch

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#8 posted 421 days ago

Very creative. I really like the last 2 pictures.

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

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MShort

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#9 posted 421 days ago

Very cool Bob. Neat design.

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

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Kevin May

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#10 posted 421 days ago

Another guy with more creativity than me. Beautiful.

-- Kevin May "Making wood useful and fun!" www.kevinmaywoodworks.com

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stefang

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#11 posted 421 days ago

Great looking bowls and unique too. Nothing better than that combo.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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zvika

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#12 posted 420 days ago

bravo.very cool

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branch

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#13 posted 420 days ago

hi very nice bit of work like the dowels in them
welcome to LJ
BRANCH

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woodshaver

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#14 posted 420 days ago

No question about it! Your bowels are truly beautiful and they are very interesting! I love the way they look.
Excellent Idea!
Welcome to Lumberjocks!

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

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RVroman

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#15 posted 420 days ago

Very nice!

-- Robert --- making toothpicks one 3x3x12 blank at a time!

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