different shape segment bowl

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Project by branch posted 09-18-2012 09:44 PM 1698 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi yes another segment turning trying different shapes not sure about this one
would love to here what you all think about it be honest with your coments
your coments are very much appreciate it helps me to try new designs

thanks for having a look

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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 09-18-2012 10:51 PM

I like it Branch, the different shape, specially the feature band and the base, what are the woods? It’s nice to try something different, to many turners stay to the old styles, forget the golden ratio and do your own thing.
Great bowl mate, everything looks great to me..

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

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woodshaver Tony C

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#2 posted 09-18-2012 11:19 PM

Nice turning! Very interesting!

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

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#3 posted 09-18-2012 11:32 PM

Branch don’t know why your not sure about this one but it has great design and wood combination. I think it’s a very nice piece. Well done.

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#4 posted 09-19-2012 12:34 AM

Your work continues to intrigue me. Beautiful work.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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Arlin Eastman

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#5 posted 09-19-2012 12:46 AM


Awesome job with the wood combo and putting it all together.

One thing thou is your bowls look kind of boxy instead of round curving.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#6 posted 09-19-2012 03:04 AM


I agree with the rest, I find it refreshing and beautiful, exciting and colorful!!!

Keep up the good Work!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 09-19-2012 12:25 PM

One good looking bowl! I think it’s fine. Good enough for a fruit bowl!

-- Jamsie

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#8 posted 09-19-2012 08:21 PM

Hey Branch, I’m not sure yet if I like the new design, but you sure did come up with a beautiful bottom. keep smiling John

-- retired and smiling

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#9 posted 09-19-2012 09:14 PM

hi thanks for all your coments and feed back it helps a lot
the woods are purple heart wenge walnut cherry and aroka
eastman that was what i was thinking it looks too much like a box
i just might make a lid for it and make it into a box
what i was trying to get was a African look
thanks again for your input

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Bob A in NJ

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#10 posted 09-20-2012 12:24 AM

Wow, very nice project. Love the bottom feature. Thanks!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#11 posted 09-20-2012 05:48 PM

Hey Branch, great job. Takes a lot of time and patience to create a piece like this. I like the combinations of woods. Look forward to seeing more.


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