Segmented Bowl (Looks more like a basket)

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Project by Marvinlsnod posted 511 days ago 1040 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After I made the last vase I had some Red Oak and Purpleheart left over so I thought I’d try my inexperienced hand at a segmented item. It was to be a bowl, however it looks more like a basket. After trial and error to get the segments to come out right I cut 96 pieces plus the bottom and started the glue up process. After it was all glued and set for a coupe of days I figured it was time to see what was going to happen when I turned it. My Wife liked it so I guess that means that it was kind of Okay. Comments Welcome.

-- Marvin, Lancaster,Ca

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#1 posted 511 days ago


I like it
A nice turning piece

Thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 511 days ago

Very nice looking basket. It turned out great.

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#3 posted 510 days ago

Does look like a basket….....perhaps its time to bend a wooden handle over the top of it and attach it to the sides????
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#4 posted 510 days ago

Interesting look. My complements on what I understand to be your first segmented piece. When will you start the second one?

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#5 posted 510 days ago

Looks great, very well done! :)

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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#6 posted 509 days ago

I’m planning my next one right now!!!!!!!!!

-- Marvin, Lancaster,Ca

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#7 posted 509 days ago

Wonderful bowl! Like the basket effect of it. Amazing grain on the beautiful wood and the finish sets it off.

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#8 posted 315 days ago

Looks great

-- Dave, from Canada,

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