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Project by PaulDoug posted 05-18-2018 02:32 PM 852 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My friend, Ron Smith, is a very good segmented bowl maker/turner. A while back he asked if I would help him make a bowl that he was wanting to do. He brought me some wood and patterns for the animals he wanted to use on the bowl and wanted to see if I thought I could cut them with my scroll saw. The hardest part of cutting them was having him watch me the whole time. But we had a great time in the shop and he got what he wanted. He just sent me these pictures of his finished product.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#1 posted 05-18-2018 02:58 PM

That is a phenomenal piece, incredible craftsmanship

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#2 posted 05-18-2018 03:58 PM

very nice team work on this very fine looking bowl ….GREAT JOB BOTH :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#3 posted 05-18-2018 04:51 PM

I like it well.

Very nice.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#4 posted 05-18-2018 05:31 PM

Both of you have done a very nice job on this bowl. Congratulations!

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 05-19-2018 02:34 AM

Term work, you can’t bet it.
Well done Paul and Ron on such a beautiful bowl.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#6 posted 05-19-2018 08:56 AM

Very unique usage of two totaly diffeent technics – turning and scrolling. I must admit , I had on my mind such technic mix also.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 05-19-2018 11:02 AM

Wonderful fellowship and team work, just what friends are for. Congratulations on a job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#8 posted 05-20-2018 01:51 PM

Interesting idea with the inset animals and birds.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#9 posted 05-21-2018 02:25 PM

WOW! i can’t believe this didn’t get a top 3.

-- John D, OP, KS

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