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Blog entry by woodsmithshop posted 1550 days ago 2462 reads 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this started out as a cutting board, it ended up too small and too thin, so I decided to try making a bowl on the Ringmaster, just to see what would turn up, I forgot to take pictures before I started, so I put it all back into position for the pictures, then stacked the rings, gluing one at a time, and placing it in my press until the glue set, it came out with a quite interesting pattern, I still have a lot of sanding to do yet, but seeing as it is now spring time, I have a lot of outside work to do, so I will get to the sanding as time allows. the wood is walnut, birdseye maple, and cherry.
Photobucket!!!
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-- Smitty!!!



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patron

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#1 posted 1550 days ago






WELL DONE !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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ellen35

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#2 posted 1550 days ago

Every “oops” is a creation waiting to happen!
Very cool!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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woodsmithshop

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#3 posted 1550 days ago

notottoman, I honestly don’t know how much force can be applied, but I suspect I could crush the bowl, and probably the rest of the press, a friend gave that to me many years ago, and I thought I would build a fruit press with it, then I thought I would use it to keep boards alligned when gluing up a panel, but it works better as a bowl press.
it is amazing what kind of pattern that emerges after trying this, I wasn’t even sure things would line up. lol
thanks for looking.

-- Smitty!!!

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Chris Wright

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#4 posted 1549 days ago

Well, I guess that’s one way to do a segmented bowl. Very nice. I might give it a try at some point.

-- "At its best, life is completely unpredictable." - Christopher Walken

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Walt M.

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#5 posted 1549 days ago

that is very cool

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jockmike2

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#6 posted 1548 days ago

Very wild patter, also beautiful.

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

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bigike

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#7 posted 1548 days ago

great work

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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woodsmithshop

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#8 posted 1548 days ago

David, how did you do that, I could not get the pictures to show .

-- Smitty!!!

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patron

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#9 posted 1548 days ago

smitty ,

i cut and pasted all the http stuff you wrote into my space ,
and put an exclamation point ( ! ) at the begining ( tight )
and the end ( tight ) to each one ,

like this
your stuff – http://blah/blah/blah/jpg.234

my addition – ! http://blah/blah/blah/jpg.234 !
the exclamations must be tight to it ,
( i just did it here on my toy http thing ,
and it thought it was a picture ,
and only showed a blank space ,
so i moved them away one space ) .

and the pictures pop right up !

hope that helps .
you can go here ,

http://lumberjocks.com/garyk/blog/8899

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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