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Our turning club does a random gift exchange each year and this is the gift that I made. This segmented bowl is made from bloodwood and maple and has a total of 88 pieces, 5” dia , 4” tall. This was my first time with bloodwood and I think it may be harder on the turning tools than osage orange

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

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#1 posted 12-14-2013 12:42 AM

Very attractive turning—great choice of woods, two of my favorites. Someone is going to be lucky and very pleased I’m sure. Merry Christmas.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 12-14-2013 12:53 AM

That is beautiful, Mike!!!. Some lucky person will get a masterpiece!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 12-14-2013 01:17 AM

I KNEW I should have joined the turning club. Very nice! I don’t mind working with the bloodwood so much, though. Pretty and has a nice smell.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#4 posted 12-14-2013 02:12 AM

Beautiful! Someone is going to be very happy!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 12-14-2013 02:21 AM

Stunning piece. Nicely done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 12-14-2013 09:58 AM

A beauty Mike. Someone is lucky to get such a great gift.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 12-14-2013 11:11 AM

Very nice segmented bowl Mike, nicely turned and beautiful finish…great job thanks for sharing.

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

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#8 posted 12-14-2013 05:37 PM

Gorgeous little pot Mike. Hats off to you .

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

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#9 posted 12-14-2013 09:13 PM

Very nice Mike. Sorry I had to take off early. I hope you had a great time. I’m sure all the gifts were nicely done.

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#10 posted 12-15-2013 12:48 AM

Mike, This is one Gorgeous Hollow Form!! Some one will appreciate this gift!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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