First Segmented Bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by 49bill posted 07-05-2013 11:09 PM 1249 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a segmented bowl I really enjoyed turning this bowl, but I must admit it took me awhile to get everything cut, and glued up. I used four kinds of wood the top ring is Mahogany, the second ring is Black Walnut, the third ring is Cherry, and the fourth ring is Pine. I know what your thinking Pine ??? I used what I had around the shop. The bottom is Black Walnut. There is a total of 33 pieces in this bowl, and has 4 coats of wipe-on poly thanks for looking.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

9 comments so far

View GENET's profile


38 posts in 2679 days

#1 posted 07-05-2013 11:20 PM


View wooded's profile


366 posts in 2477 days

#2 posted 07-05-2013 11:30 PM

Fine first attempt bill. I hope to do this well on my first segmented!....;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

View Tim's profile


273 posts in 2063 days

#3 posted 07-06-2013 12:34 AM

Wow looks awesome I really like the wood and even pine turns out ok.

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

View aussiedave's profile


3114 posts in 2029 days

#4 posted 07-06-2013 01:30 AM

Very nice segmented bowl…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

View Roger's profile


20952 posts in 3009 days

#5 posted 07-06-2013 02:10 AM

That is a beauty!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

View ldl's profile


1135 posts in 2570 days

#6 posted 07-06-2013 03:03 AM

Great job Bill. I like all the diff woods. I don’t have all the diff woods you have oh well maybe some day.

Just made a haul of free 1×2, 1×3, 1×4’s mostly oak, maple & I think poplar from my Cabinet maker friend. Maybe I will get to turn another one soon. I want to go bigger next time.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

View 49bill's profile


183 posts in 2988 days

#7 posted 07-06-2013 10:26 AM

Thanks! guys for all the nice comments. Hope everyone has a safe, and enjoyable 4th of July weekend.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

View murch's profile


1380 posts in 2830 days

#8 posted 07-08-2013 08:13 AM

Nice tight joints. Good job.

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

View Fishinbo's profile


11362 posts in 2381 days

#9 posted 07-09-2013 02:30 PM

Wonderful segmented bowl! Like the wood colors and the finish is great.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics