Staved scallop bowls

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Project by tomd posted 09-19-2008 02:52 AM 3257 views 13 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are three staved bowls I just finished. The first is maple, cherry and walnut, the second two are maple and walnut.

-- Tom D

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#1 posted 09-19-2008 03:02 AM

how do you do that? that is beautiful…. “how to” blog please

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.

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#2 posted 09-19-2008 03:14 AM

Those are beautiful bowls. I really like the scallop effect. Nice wood combination as well. I would be interested in learning more about your technique. Thanks for sharing Tom.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#3 posted 09-19-2008 03:19 AM

WOW! Add me to the list of “I want to know how.” Those look great.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#4 posted 09-19-2008 04:09 AM

What shall I say..”they are beautiful”....

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 09-19-2008 04:23 AM

I would second what all of the others have said. Tell us how.


-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#6 posted 09-19-2008 04:24 AM

Tom, these are fantastic! Like Trifern, I’d love to learn more about the process. I’m in the process of getting a full size lathe and would love to learn segmented bowls.

I love these designs. Thanks for posting.

-- Martin, Kansas

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Bob A in NJ

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#7 posted 09-19-2008 04:32 AM

Wow, very cool bowls

-- Bob A in NJ

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#8 posted 09-19-2008 08:14 AM

Wow, Beautiful bowl and I am also very interested in how you made it. Well done.


-- Woody, UK

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#9 posted 09-19-2008 09:13 AM

Really cool effect and very unique. Well done!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#10 posted 09-19-2008 12:19 PM

Very nice bowls. Put my name in the hat. Beautiful turnings though.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#11 posted 09-19-2008 12:46 PM

These are really exquisite! Nice job.

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#12 posted 09-19-2008 02:04 PM

Gorgeous, just gorgeous.

-- Gary, Florida.

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#13 posted 09-19-2008 02:22 PM

Great job!!! Segmented woodturning is a very creative art form. Thanks for posting.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#14 posted 09-19-2008 02:59 PM

Very nice stuff, I getting jealous!


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#15 posted 09-19-2008 03:24 PM


-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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