Segmented Bowl

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Project by MickeyD posted 02-03-2010 03:43 AM 3044 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished my segmented bowl. It was my first project to start with rough sawn wood. I learned a lot on the way. I learned that power tools are more fun than sanding, but that sanding makes so much of a difference in the finished project. The tablesaw, drum sander, drill press, bandsaw and router are wonderful tools. They made quick work of most of the project. Kindlingmaker even made me a couple of pencil holders out of the scraps. I hope to become more proficient at the finishing process. I expect experience will make that happen.

-- -Willing to try

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#1 posted 02-03-2010 03:47 AM

Nice work Mickey

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#2 posted 02-03-2010 03:56 AM

Very neatly done.
Did you make your own bowl template for removing the stock of the inside bowl/tray?

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 02-03-2010 07:26 AM

nice bowl i like it

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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#4 posted 02-03-2010 07:28 AM

Fantastic bowl. Very impressive work. Great job on a wonderfull bowl.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#5 posted 02-03-2010 12:20 PM

Great looking bowl!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 02-03-2010 04:14 PM

nice job

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#7 posted 02-03-2010 05:25 PM


Nice work! And anything is more fun than sanding. I hope you enjoyed this project. Just continue working and enjoying your time in the shop and good things will happen.

-- Bob Clark, Tool Collector and Sawdust Maker

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#8 posted 02-03-2010 06:45 PM

Well done—Thanks


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#9 posted 02-05-2010 09:25 PM

Woodworm- We bought the kit from CMT. It had the router bit and 1/4 template. Kindlingmaker used the 1/4 template to make a full one. It made routing so much easier. I never had to move the template until it was all routed out.

-- -Willing to try

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#10 posted 02-15-2010 12:18 AM

i’d like to do one of these someday. thanks for the pics of how it was done

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#11 posted 11-29-2013 08:45 AM

Mickey you did a great job on that. What did you make the full pattern from? Mickey, I think I have the same router or at least I have a Bosch, but I do not remember a dust collection port…mind showing some pictures of it.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#12 posted 01-10-2016 11:43 PM

Great project I really liked all the photos!

-- Sean Hollick ~

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