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Broken series

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Broken series #6 top view 
Broken series #6 front view
Broken series #6 side view
Broken series #6 top view  - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Broken series #6 top view 

Photo: Janet Allinger

This is a type of segmented turning I came up with about three years ago.

The woods used are Chinese Pistachio sap wood, Wenge, Ebony and Blood wood.



Each piece is cut, broken and glued into a ring. After the rings form a bowl they are turned on the inside and finished.

I had to come up with a special table saw sled to enable me to make a wide variety of angles and widths accuratley.

This bowl took over 80 hours to complete.

I added an Ebony mask on it, which you can see on the front view. It's a rustic carving to replicate an old African mask.

This bowl recently sold at Gumps of San Francisco.


Design or Plan used: My Own Design - Sam Schnaible

posted in: Reader's Gallery, carving, wood turning, bowl, SEGMENTED

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