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This is a bowl from a board using a double box joint design. I have wanted to try a BFB for awhile and did one using a dovetail design so I thought a box joint should work just as well. Made of walnut, maple and yellowheart. Measures 11”D x 4”H>

-- Tom D

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#1 posted 152 days ago

Very cool Tom !

-- Having fun...Eric

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#2 posted 152 days ago

That looks realy interesting, elegant

-- Dreaming patterns

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#3 posted 152 days ago

Beautiful!! Outstanding!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 152 days ago

Wow, that looks great. I’m not sure of the build steps, though… do you make two bowl from a board blanks in different species, then make finger joints on the blocks before turning?

-- Allen, Colorado

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#5 posted 152 days ago

Tom, absolutely beautiful and a unique design. I also love your other projects. Excellent craftsmanship, Tom. Thanks for posting….added to favorites.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#6 posted 152 days ago

Very interesting. I’ve looked at a lot of segmented pieces recently, but this is unique. Did you use an Incra jig, or something similar.

-- Glen

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#7 posted 152 days ago

To watch a complete and very good tutorial of how to do a bowl from a board go to

-- Tom D

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#8 posted 152 days ago

Verry cool, outstanding joint.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 152 days ago

Very cool and it looks great….well done.

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

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#10 posted 152 days ago

That is one of the neatest designs I have seen. Like your other projects. Added several to favorites..

-- Skilled craftsman are not cheap, cheap craftsman are not skilled. Bert, Wooster

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#11 posted 152 days ago

Excellent looking bowl. I’d certainly be showing that one off.

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

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#12 posted 152 days ago

Oh, that’s a beauty.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#13 posted 151 days ago

Thanks for posting the links to your You Tube vids. Very informative. I may make my first attempted at segmented turning based on your design.

-- Glen

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#14 posted 151 days ago

I like this unusual design from you, with incra influences LOL .it really works very well . Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#15 posted 151 days ago

really nicely done!

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