Segmented Bowl - Vanilla Swirl

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Project by doubleDD posted 01-29-2019 09:25 PM 1113 views 2 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So after getting my segment jig back in order, I feel more confident in making some bigger bowls. This one will be a salad bowl for my niece. She asked at Thanksgiving for a large bowl and I told her I have 3 drying out but it will be 6 months before they are ready. I decided to make her a segment bowl instead. I hope she will be pleased I did. Besides I was anxious to try a larger segment bowl anyway. It’s 12 1/2’’ in dia. and 5 1/4’’ tall. I hope it holds enough salad for her family. Finished with salad bowl finish. Made of Maple and Walnut.

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

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#1 posted 01-29-2019 09:29 PM

Pretty bowl, Dave. I’m sure she’ll love it!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#2 posted 01-29-2019 09:36 PM

Great job, and so pretty!!!

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#3 posted 01-29-2019 09:48 PM

Buddy that twiszer looks incredible!!

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#4 posted 01-29-2019 09:55 PM

Very nice looking bowl.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#5 posted 01-29-2019 10:13 PM

Real nice Dave, the twister style bowls look great. Confidence back so we will look forward to more beautiful bowls.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#6 posted 01-29-2019 10:21 PM

real nice work dave,gotta try these segmented bowls someday.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#7 posted 01-29-2019 10:59 PM

Beautiful bowl Dave and very well done too! Segmented bowls are a lot of work, but it really pays off in the end.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 01-29-2019 11:27 PM

Wow Dave that Bowl is terrific! Love the twisted pattern and choice of woods is terrific, there’s no better combo than walnut and maple!

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#9 posted 01-29-2019 11:36 PM

Dave that’s really nice. Amazing!

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#10 posted 01-29-2019 11:38 PM

Ice cream and salad hmm,
Nice one. great job

-- To be a true artist one must stick to their own thought process

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#11 posted 01-29-2019 11:46 PM

Wow! That is one nice super nice looking bowl Dave and so many pieces! Have you counted them all? I have a name for that good looking bowl Dave’s Tornado bowl! All kidding aside I believe your jig is work like it should! Your niece should be very happy!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#12 posted 01-30-2019 12:34 AM

Thanks Dave and htl.

Thanks Ivan. That could be a good name for it.

Thank you Larry.

Bob, it’s a great journey into these bowls. I’m hoping to keep on improving my designs in the future.

Thanks pottz. If and when you try one of these, have some king of jig to help along. It make all the difference in the world.

Thanks Mike. I agree and also the anticipation of actually seeing it turn little by little is amazing.

Thanks Tooch. I did hesitate on what dark wood to use at first but decided to go walnut.

Jerry, Thanks.

Thanks Anthony. It may be a little big for ice cream but they can always share the bowl.

Hi Tony. It has 184 pieces. The bottom is in 4 pieces also. I was considering tornado bowl but Nancy liked swirl better. I found out the more pieces in each ring results in many more intricate choices of designs. I already started cutting some strips up for the next one.

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

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#13 posted 01-30-2019 12:40 AM

Very nice bowl..

Will be a waste to put salad in it! That is a SNACK bowl!

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#14 posted 01-30-2019 12:43 AM

That is really cool. Great job buddy

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#15 posted 01-30-2019 02:08 AM

Good one Dave. You can get hooked on these but not a bad past time.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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