Oriental Bowl

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Project by Keith Hastings posted 11-30-2018 08:48 PM 1360 views 6 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Open segmented oriental bowl turned from Radermachera ( China Doll ) 150 mm in diameter x 150 mm high. The oriental look can be varied a lot.

Comments welcome.

-- Keith

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#1 posted 11-30-2018 11:58 PM

That is really beautiful and unique! Nice work.

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#2 posted 12-01-2018 01:36 AM

Those are nice.I like the segmented design you’ve chosen.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#3 posted 12-01-2018 01:55 AM

love the design a lot !

-- Kiefer

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 12-01-2018 03:56 AM

beautiful bowls!!!!!!!!!!


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

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#5 posted 12-01-2018 04:33 AM

These bowls are so nice. It is a beautiful use of space..


-- cathyb, Hawaii,

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#6 posted 12-01-2018 05:27 AM

Those are great.

Thanks for posting, and congrats on the 3.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#7 posted 12-01-2018 07:19 AM

Hi, They look great! How do you prevent tear out on the open segmented portion?

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Keith Hastings

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#8 posted 12-01-2018 08:06 AM

Oni, I minimized the tear out on the trailing edge by using sharp tools, fairly high turning speed and the grain running in the right direction.

Thanks everyone for taking the time to comment.

-- Keith

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#9 posted 12-01-2018 08:12 PM

lovely examples of your work Keith

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Keith Hastings

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#10 posted 12-01-2018 08:30 PM

Thanks Peter

-- Keith

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#11 posted 12-02-2018 03:24 AM

Wow! Another beautiful piece. You are either the most prolific turner I’ve ever seen or you post a lot of finished projects only on the days I happen to check in here.

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#12 posted 12-02-2018 05:53 AM

Realy unique and incredible design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 12-02-2018 05:54 AM

I like these turnings Keith, I haven’t seen this style before. How does it get the name Oriental?

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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Keith Hastings

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#14 posted 12-02-2018 08:01 AM

John, I have given it the Oriental name simply by open segmented pattern which has the Oriental look. You can vary this pattern in so many ways.

-- Keith

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#15 posted 12-03-2018 06:29 AM

Thanks Keith, it really does look Oriental, super job!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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