Maple segmented bowl

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Project by paplou posted 10-01-2013 01:31 AM 1111 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is 8 inches tall and 6 inches round. Has over 400 pieces of padauk, maple, walnut and cherry. This was my third segmented bowl.


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#1 posted 10-01-2013 02:09 AM

Very nice! How long did it take to assemble and turn?

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#2 posted 10-01-2013 02:40 AM

Sweet. I was wondering the same thing as Tom. 400 pieces must take a while to assemble.

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#3 posted 10-01-2013 03:16 AM

very impressive. all I can say is WOW

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#4 posted 10-01-2013 03:40 AM

Very attractive turning—I really like the segmentation.

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#5 posted 10-01-2013 04:08 AM

Nice looking vase, I like the feature ring.

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#6 posted 10-01-2013 04:44 AM

Great work!

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#7 posted 10-01-2013 11:46 AM

Beautiful bowl and very nice turning…well done.

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#8 posted 10-01-2013 12:39 PM

Thanks all. Had about a weeks worth of work in it off and on. I think it took me longer to figure how to cut the pieces then to turn it on the lathe.


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#9 posted 10-01-2013 02:21 PM

Very nice! :D

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#10 posted 10-01-2013 11:55 PM

Extremely well done. Your segments are very tight. I like the feature ring. What is your technique for finishing the work?

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#11 posted 10-02-2013 08:01 AM

Great job… Nice design.

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#12 posted 10-03-2013 02:07 PM

Gorgeous bowl! Like the design especially the rim and the middle ring has attractive patterns. Outstanding turning piece!

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