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Ad de Crom
16th Jul 2010, 12:59 AM
Finished today a segmented oak bowl.
Diameter 310mm, still in his natural color.
This bowl is made for the parents of my son-in-law.
The segmented bowl is made from an oak table which had belongs to a recently passed away mother of my son-in-law's mother.
So as a memory of her mother.

Cheers, Ad

artme
16th Jul 2010, 07:33 AM
Nice work as usual Ad!! will look really good when polished.:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

A great thought behind the work too.:)

Manuka Jock
16th Jul 2010, 07:37 AM
Great work there Ad , the segmenting and the turning .
cheers :2tsup:

Rum Pig
16th Jul 2010, 08:53 AM
Very nice I can see it becoming a family heirloom.
It is always nice to make something with meaning behind it well done:2tsup::2tsup:

Sawdust Maker
16th Jul 2010, 09:33 AM
Ad
Nice work
it should be a prized keepsake

I'd like to see it after you apply the finish

wheelinround
16th Jul 2010, 10:30 AM
Oak is such a nice timber to work isn't it Ad ............like the sentiment behind the bowl also.

I was starting to wonder if you had gone on another extended holiday maybe to Australia :p

joe greiner
16th Jul 2010, 10:21 PM
Excellent as usual, Ad. And reinforces the family tree, too.

Cheers,
Joe

powderpost
16th Jul 2010, 11:44 PM
Nice story and nice bowl Ad. :2tsup:
Jim

Texian
16th Jul 2010, 11:49 PM
Another very nice one Ad. Also like to see it with finish.

orificiam
17th Jul 2010, 09:43 PM
Beautiful Bowl Ad the in Laws will be very Happy I'm sure.
Cheers Tony.:2tsup:

Ed Reiss
18th Jul 2010, 12:06 PM
Another good one Ad. If you run out of relatives to make for send some this way:D

Ad de Crom
18th Jul 2010, 07:10 PM
Thanks to all of you for the comments, and Ed I drop the next one into the pond into the direction of New Jersey, so you can pick it up a couple of days later.
Ad

Ed Reiss
19th Jul 2010, 12:37 PM
you know, these a days turners living along the oil spill affected areas are in the aces for finishing thier products. Just tie a batch of bowls at the stern and throw 'em overboard...a ten minute run around should give the pieces a nice oil finish...batch finishing - gotta' love it!