# tapered stave bowls

 Forum topic by rayn posted 02-12-2010 04:36 AM 3905 views 1 time favorited 7 replies
 rayn142 posts in 1971 days 02-12-2010 04:36 AM I am looking for a chart or formula for calculating the angles for tapered stave bowl construction. I have seen them where you put in the height,diameters,and number of staves,etc and it calculates the angles. Can anyone help me ?Ray N -- Ray,Iowa

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 TopamaxSurvivor15088 posts in 2428 days #1 posted 02-12-2010 05:16 AM try this: http://www.woodmagazine.com/woodworking-tips/techniques/intermediate/staves-and-segments/;jsessionid=AGOBBVQPEUVBKCQCEASCCZQ?page=2 -- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence TopamaxSurvivor15088 posts in 2428 days #2 posted 02-12-2010 05:17 AM -- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence tommyd77 posts in 1884 days #3 posted 02-12-2010 05:31 AM just google compound angles and there are several sites. -- Life is too short for negative drama & petty things. So laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly!  http://tomswoodshop.etsy.com a1Jim112936 posts in 2329 days #4 posted 02-12-2010 07:55 AM Googling works -- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture rayn142 posts in 1971 days #5 posted 02-13-2010 03:44 AM I think i got it ….thanks to all -- Ray,Iowa Sawkerf1730 posts in 1821 days #6 posted 02-13-2010 05:13 AM How many staves? Divide 360 by the number of staves and the answer is your angle in degrees. -- Adversity doesn't build character...................it reveals it. TopamaxSurvivor15088 posts in 2428 days #7 posted 02-13-2010 05:32 AM Not quite, the miter will be half of that angle. -- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence