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Project by soapmaker posted 11-13-2013 11:21 PM 655 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just some maple and cherry open segmented vessels. These even I thought turned out well. I glued up the square holed one first with a plywood spacer to even it out. I then realized if i beveled my angle cuts I wouldn’t need the spacer.





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poospleasures

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#1 posted 11-13-2013 11:38 PM

I really like these and want to make one. I do not know how. Where should I look? Thanks for posting.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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fuzzface

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#2 posted 11-13-2013 11:59 PM

Man, that is professional work. Very impressive. Like the previous responder, I’d love to know how this is done.

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#3 posted 11-14-2013 12:28 AM

I really like those, well done, and thanks for posting.
My buddy Rockbuster has been trying to get me to have a go at segmenting, each time I see some pieces I get all enthusiastic again.
It’s on my list.

-- 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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#4 posted 11-14-2013 12:32 AM

Very nice work … congrats!

Can’t get an idea of size … what is the height/diameter?

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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soapmaker

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#5 posted 11-14-2013 01:34 AM

gerry- 4” to 6” diameter x 5” height
I just glued up the blanks and turned them. The maple segments started about 1”-1 1/4” wide to give flexibility to my shaping. A nice bonus is unlike a regular vessel where you have to stop and remove shavings, shavings just fly out through the openings and you can see where your tool is.

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#6 posted 11-14-2013 02:41 PM

Sweet!

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#7 posted 11-14-2013 02:52 PM

These are very cool ,nice work.

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#8 posted 11-14-2013 02:56 PM

These are very nice. I bet they are a little more scary to turn.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 11-14-2013 05:37 PM

These all turned out great. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Rick

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#10 posted 11-14-2013 08:41 PM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

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#11 posted 11-14-2013 09:31 PM

Outstanding bowls,perfect job!

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#12 posted 11-15-2013 12:05 PM

Nice batch of segmented bowls…nicely turned…great job.

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

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#13 posted 11-18-2013 03:56 PM

Wonderful open segmented bowls! Great shapes, wood combo and finish. Great work!

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