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A Walnut and Cherry Wood Fruit Bowl. 12” Diameter.
-- With more power you can make toothpicks faster
May 30, 2013
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#1 posted 05-30-2013 03:31 PM
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#2 posted 05-30-2013 03:32 PM
A very unique design well done.
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#3 posted 05-30-2013 04:45 PM
It’s very beautiful and unusuall. Cherry and walnut – pretty good combination.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#4 posted 05-30-2013 05:01 PM
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#5 posted 05-30-2013 06:39 PM
never seen anything like that before, very cool design and incredibly well done !
-- atta boy Clarence!
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#6 posted 05-30-2013 07:04 PM
Very neat bowl. Do you have any shots of the build process?
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#7 posted 05-30-2013 07:35 PM
No I did not take any pictures of the build. I have done them two ways. The first ones I did I cut on the scroll saw. This one I cut out on my laser. Both ways have some issues. I don’t use a scroll saw a lot so my circles on the scroll saw while they were ok were not great. On the laser I get perfect circles but it burns the outer layer so it requires a good sanding on the spindle sander to remove it and which changes the diameter a bit so you need to account for it. The outer stairs are two identical pieces that are half lapped at the center to form the X pattern.
Here is a Purpleheart and Maple one done on the scroll saw
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#8 posted 05-30-2013 07:43 PM
Nice looking bowl. I have also cut those on the Scrollsaw.
-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,
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#9 posted 05-30-2013 09:00 PM
Scroll saw. Of course. I sold mine when I got out of building remote control airplanes. That is really cool looking bowl. Laser… I had no idea that it could cut something that thick.Nice Job!
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#10 posted 05-31-2013 12:07 AM
Nice looking bowl and a very unique design.
-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.
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#11 posted 05-31-2013 03:12 AM
Wow! That really catches the eye and holds your attention. Cool!
-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."
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#12 posted 01-24-2014 01:45 AM
Great design! I’d love to make some of these for gifts. Did you just glue the rings to the base or use some sort of fastener?
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#13 posted 01-24-2014 05:15 PM
The rings are just glued to the base. I make the rings to fit fairly tight so they have bond on both the bottom and side.
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