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Project by Rockbuster posted 454 days ago 1062 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am sure that some of you turners have tried this from time to time, I just throw ed this one together From some segmented scraps, but if one really tried, and kept every thing straight and aligned, some very interesting results could be accomplished. This one was mounted kinda off center, and you can see the results are not too good. Some better grade plywood, like Baltic Birch I am sure would produce better results, but Baltic Birch doesn’t have much contrasting ply’s.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.





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majuvla

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#1 posted 454 days ago

Interesting pattern turned out.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 454 days ago

I like this. It’s hard to believe that plywood can yield these patterns.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 454 days ago

You did a great job on this. This plywood stuff is catching on. Can’t wait to try another.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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MarkTheFiddler

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#4 posted 454 days ago

All righty then. That is way too cool!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Rockbuster

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#5 posted 454 days ago

Thanks Lj’s try it, you might like it.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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bobasaurus

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#6 posted 454 days ago

Nice looking pattern. I like the randomness of the circles.

-- Allen, Colorado

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BobWemm

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#7 posted 453 days ago

Great Job on the random scraps, I bet it was fun to get them all joined together.

I think the result is quite stunning.

Thanks for showing.

-- 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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Dawn

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#8 posted 453 days ago

Interesting result.

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woodshaver

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#9 posted 453 days ago

That’s amazing! Really cool looking! I’ve never seen a bowl that look as good using just scraps!

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

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 451 days ago

Amazing how plywood scraps look so good, very interesting patterns created. Impressive turning!

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