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Project by Marvinlsnod posted 361 days ago 853 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Segmented Bowl made up from the following woods, Curly Maple, Purple Heart, Walnut, and Mahogany, the top row is laminated pieces of Bolivian Rosewood, Purple Heart, and Wenge. It about 10 inches by 5 inches. A lot of time and care went into this piece as it was a gift to my Beautiful adopted Daughter.

-- Marvin, Lancaster,Ca





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 361 days ago

Very nice segmented bowl and the weed pot…turning it excellent and the finish too….well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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RobinDobbie

7 posts in 361 days


#2 posted 361 days ago

Incredible! I’m assuming you use a miter gauge to cut the individual segments? How accurate does your cutting method have to be to get all those seams to line up perfectly?

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Marvinlsnod

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#3 posted 361 days ago

After taking the time to build a couple miter sleds and taking the time to fine tune them the segments come out really close, it takes very little sanding to get the ring to glue up nicely.

-- Marvin, Lancaster,Ca

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RobinDobbie

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#4 posted 361 days ago

So you’ve got one sled set at 10 degrees, and the other at 15?

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Marvinlsnod

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#5 posted 361 days ago

I got the plans for the sleds from www.turnedwood.com, he has a lot of good info on his web site, and makes some really beautiful things. Check it out and enjoy

-- Marvin, Lancaster,Ca

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RobinDobbie

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#6 posted 361 days ago

I’ll definitely check it out. Thanks!

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deon

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#7 posted 361 days ago

They both look great

-- Dreaming patterns

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Hawaiilad

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#8 posted 360 days ago

Marvin, I would say you are having fun making segmented items. Lancaster…years ago I lived down the hill in Devore.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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MShort

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#9 posted 360 days ago

Nice looking segmented work.

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

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JJones98042

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#10 posted 360 days ago

Beautiful bowl! Very nicely done. Segmented turning is incredibly addictive, isn’t it? :)

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

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majuvla

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#11 posted 360 days ago

Your segment turning skill is amaizing. Outstanding projects you have out there.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roger

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#12 posted 360 days ago

Absolutely beautiful! Wow!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Fishinbo

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#13 posted 357 days ago

Gorgeous segmented bowl! Like the attractive pattern and wood colors. Great job!

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