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Bandsaw Bowl - Making use of leftovers

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Project by taidsturning posted 04-09-2010 03:55 PM 1936 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second “bandsaw bowl” I have made. I think it came out a little too “busy” but it allowed me to make use of some Satinwood, Padauk, Maple and Myrtle small leftover pieces. Some were leftovers because they were errors in cutting. I think this is a better solution than the landfill.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research





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RichardH

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#1 posted 04-09-2010 04:31 PM

I think it turned out great and actually find it kind of appealing to some of the traditional segmented approaches. Fit and finish look great. Curious how big this bowl is?

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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sittingbuller

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#2 posted 04-09-2010 04:55 PM

I love it. There is great contrast, and for its asymmetry, it is somehow oddly symmetrical.

Joe

-- Requirements for woodworkers: Sharp mind, sharp wit, sharp tools.

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Lupo

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#3 posted 04-09-2010 04:59 PM

Not too busy at all. It is great. I have made a few leftover bowls also. I love how well you put it together. I would love to see how you do it. I think I try to overlap too much. Great job and Happy turning.

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patron

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#4 posted 04-09-2010 05:07 PM

sweet ,
or should i say ,
“pass the chips ” ?
it looks like it’s full already .

-- 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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David

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#5 posted 04-09-2010 05:13 PM

how do you make those? is there a blog or website that shows instructions? thanks!

-- dcutter

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taidsturning

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#6 posted 04-09-2010 06:18 PM

The bowl is about 10+ ” in diameter and almost 3” tall.

The Padauk and Satinwood were originally cut to form a full circle. “Someone” measured the angle wrong and they made a circle of only about 355 degrees. So I turned them so they formed a straight board. I cut it in half and expanded the full area to a piece about 11×11 using the myrtle and maple. In turn this was cut in half and each half bandsawed into semi-circles with the bandsaw set at 45 degrees. The halves were glued to form circles and the circles piled one on top of the other to give a rough bowl blank. Next time I’ll take pictures during the process.

The idea was stolen from another LJ which I did acknowledge in the write up on my first one.

Good ideas are meant to be shared and expanded on.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research

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Bearpie

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#7 posted 04-09-2010 07:44 PM

Nice, I love the color contrast and no, it’s not busy, just colorful, lively, life of the party? Good job on this.

Erwin Jacksonville, Fl

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Loucarb

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#8 posted 04-09-2010 08:25 PM

I think it looks fantastic. Well done.

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scrappy

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#9 posted 04-10-2010 07:54 AM

Fantastic bowl. Love the use of scraps to make this wonderful, colorful bowl. Did you enter it in the “Nothing New but the Glue” contest? Looks like a winner to me.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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michelletwo

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#10 posted 04-11-2010 07:32 AM

I think it’s great use of scraps..good bowl

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