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Project by robgravelle posted 402 days ago 1003 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some segmented potpourri bowls that I made in my shop. I actually made a jig for them first. I cut all of these on my Rigid tablesaw.

The jig has made this so much easier. My advice to anyone that is going to make them is to do it that way.

They are all 12 pieces per layer.

Most of them are mahogony, one is maple and mahogony and one is walnut.
Pic 1 is Mahogony
Pic 2 & 3 are group shots
Pic 4 is maple and mahogony
Pic 5 is mahogony and a thin maple ring I put in for effect.
Pic 6 is walnut.

These are actually my first try at segmented potpourri bowls. I dont think they came out horrible. Now I just need to figure out what to sell them for? ;-)





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murch

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#1 posted 402 days ago

They came out brilliant. Well done. Best of luck selling.

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

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TheTalkingGrape

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#2 posted 402 days ago

Great job turning I would love to make one of them but where did you get the tops from? Thanks for posting

-- Tim, Sydney Australia, http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTalkingGrape?feature=watch, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tims-Wooden-Wonders/1433591433543077?ref=hl

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Jason Peabody

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#3 posted 401 days ago

Beautiful!

-- When you begin to coast, then you are on the downgrade.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 401 days ago

These all look really nice and you did a nice job on them.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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atchison32

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#5 posted 401 days ago

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 398 days ago

Very pretty, they make great gifts. Like the shape and the finish is amazing. Well done!

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robgravelle

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#7 posted 398 days ago

Thanks for the kind words.

as atchison32 already stated you can get the lids here. Wood turners is where I get them. They have never done me wrong and they are a great bunch of folks.

http://www.woodturnerscatalog.com/p/4/-/12/65/-/5338/Turners-Select-Pewter-Potpourri-Lid

You can also get them at Penn State Industries

http://www.pennstateind.com/store/PKPLID.html

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