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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 11-23-2014 04:47 AM 1501 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turned this bowl few days ago in our men’s shed. Because the blank was a very nice one, I was very careful to avoid any mistake. It took me two sessions in two days to finish it. Finished with sanding sealer and wax. I’m not sure of the
timber what it is, it could be iron bark. 27 cm in diameter. WHO says Sam turns only segmented wood?

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#1 posted 11-23-2014 04:52 AM

Holy cow! Sam I bet you were blindfolded with one arm tied behind your back.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#2 posted 11-23-2014 05:10 AM

Great Sam

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#3 posted 11-23-2014 05:27 AM

Very NICE, Sam

... as usual…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#4 posted 11-23-2014 07:06 AM

Nice work as usual, Sam ;-)

WHO says Sam turns only segmented wood?

Not me, I knew you could do real wood too!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 11-23-2014 12:00 PM

Nice piece of turning Sam, great wood and finish. Just another of your many skills mate.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#6 posted 11-23-2014 12:20 PM

Good job Sam. Extracting all the beauty of this piece.

-- Dave -

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#7 posted 11-23-2014 01:19 PM

Looks terriffic.

-- Gary, Florida

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#8 posted 11-23-2014 01:19 PM

It’s a beauty, Sam. it does look like iron bark wood, too!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 11-23-2014 02:18 PM

Sweet!! Love the grain and color!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#10 posted 11-23-2014 06:34 PM

Nice! I like how the grain color is centered on the bowl.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#11 posted 11-23-2014 08:13 PM

You’ve got a turner’s eye. Nice work Sam.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#12 posted 12-01-2014 01:29 AM

Will have to take your ‘Segmented Sam’ title away now Sam. LOL

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 12-01-2014 02:04 AM

Monty, don’t do that, please. It was challenge. I wanted to prove I could do it.
Thank you all for your comments.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#14 posted 12-02-2014 06:23 AM

No problem Sam you deserve the title for your excellent work.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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