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|12-06-2013, 01:57 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Allyn WA/Palm Desert CA
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Intarsia bowl experiment
The latest is an experiment in a changing shape bowl. The transition from an octagon to round top and bottom from a single poplar board was a bit of a challenge. Still don't have an easy layout formula as it was mostly by eye and lots of sanding.
Just messing with intarsia figures for the design feature "ring".
"You can observe a lot by just watching". Yogi Berra
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|12-06-2013, 02:40 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Port Angeles, Wa
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I love it,, the road runner and Wiley coyote and all! Great job! Have a great day. Fay
|12-06-2013, 03:03 PM||#3|
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Join Date: Aug 2006
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And transitions are a bear to sand--all that wood that needs to be removed, but the effects can be interesting. Transitioning to round is an important one, and about the only one I tend to work with. I will only use softer woods if that's what I have in mind. There's a reason why I love mahogany and sapele. And you really get the max out of a poplar board!
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|12-06-2013, 03:30 PM||#4|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Mentor, Ohio
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I really like that Ron. That looks like it would be great to do if I had more time to do things hehe. Thanks for sharing this with us.
|12-06-2013, 04:49 PM||#5|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Richmond, VA
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I guess after Christmas and the worst of winter I have to get bowl serious on both the scroll saw and lathe.
It's curved when I want straight, and straight when I want curved.
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|12-06-2013, 06:57 PM||#7|
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: MA USA
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Wow that must have been quite a challenge....and you sure conquered it Ron.
WD aka: Gloria
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|12-06-2013, 07:47 PM||#8|
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Seabeck, WA
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That looks great, I couldn't even imagine something like that, let alone create it.
|12-06-2013, 10:05 PM||#9|
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Bellport, LI New York
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That is sweet! What a challenge and excelent photography!
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