Wooden Basket Weave Bowl, or is it a basket?

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Project by dansnow posted 11-15-2013 07:31 PM 1793 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got a good laugh at myself with this project. It was supposed to be based on the idea of Diggerjacks design.

Well, when I got the rings cut out and started to stack them I quickly realized that it was not working at all. Went back and looked at the design of Diggerjacks, then looked at mine again. I was stumped. Then after a cup of coffee and puttering around a bit, I took another look.

Well, I’ll be danged, that’s what’s wrong!! Diggerjacks design has about 5 times the number of points on each ring that mine does. Oh well, just arrange them in a semi-random fashion till I got a look I liked and glued the bits together. Then 5 coats of spray lacquer and it was finished.

This one is purple heart, black walnut, cedar, and pine.

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts

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#1 posted 11-15-2013 07:38 PM

It’s Definitely a basket…...or maybe a bowl? Nice work either way.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 11-15-2013 08:55 PM

A happy mishap it looks great to me.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 11-15-2013 11:40 PM

Well it looks ok…not matter if it correct or not….just don’t tell every one…lol It’s a good learning curve and don’t stop trying…the next one will be perfect. I look forward to seeing it.

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

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#4 posted 11-16-2013 12:50 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#5 posted 11-16-2013 01:15 AM

If you hadn’t said anything no one would know it wasn’t on purpose! Very cool design

-- Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. -Plato

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#6 posted 11-16-2013 01:39 AM

Makes me dizzy.

-- "I am endeavoring, ma'am, to construct a mnemonic memory circuit using stone knives and bear skins."

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#7 posted 11-16-2013 09:38 AM

I like it,,, nice job….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 11-17-2013 06:02 PM

Hello Dansnow

Very nice work

I like your original design with random glued pieces

Thanks a lot for the credits in your comments.

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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