Segmented Turning of a chalice and an inlaid bowl

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Project by SkypilotBill posted 02-24-2018 09:56 PM 823 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First attempt at segmented turning using maple and walnut to make a chalice. Next two are photos of another small lidded bowl of black walnut with a base of blackwood. Larger segmented bowl using walnut and maple was created as a demonstration at the Novi MI “Rockler Woodwoking Store’s ” VIP Night where I teach pen and bowl turning and was later completed with an inlay of a rose in the bottom. I attempted to buff the bowl and learned what type of buffing pad NOT to use as I promptly destroyed the finish using a new buffing machine. I discovered too late that the buffs that came on the machine were for metal working.Thats the reason it is still mounted to the faceplate. I’ll redo the finish in warmer weather. Live and learn. Thanks for looking at my first attempts at segemnted turning. And remember:
”Woodworking is not a destination -its a journey- enjoy the trip”

-- Bill Holwig , Livonia Michigan

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#1 posted 02-24-2018 10:25 PM

These pieces show a lot of nice quality.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 02-25-2018 03:13 AM

Very Nice & Well Done Also Bill!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#3 posted 02-25-2018 02:56 PM

Really like this style. Beautiful piece.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 02-25-2018 09:43 PM

Thanks for sharing the inspiration!

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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