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post #1 of 7 Old 02-13-2012, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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Question What is this?

I stumbled upon this project. I think I understand what it is, but I was wondering if anyone could explain it further, and possibly know of where I could find plans?

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post #2 of 7 Old 02-13-2012, 04:01 PM
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Hi Ginger and welcome to the forum!

I've seem something like this before and I think that drops down to form a bowl. That's something of a guess so I hope someone else will display some brilliance and ID it absolutely for you.
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Ditto on what Shop Dad said.
The cuts should be on a slight angle so when you pick it up it drops like a slinky to make a bowl. Pretty neat.
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Definitely a fruit bowl... I don't think I've ever seen plans for one but watched someone demonstrate it once. It's basically just a scroll saw cut in a spiral pattern... I don't remember how the outer ring integrity is maintained, though.
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Welcome to the forum.
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post #6 of 7 Old 02-14-2012, 12:19 PM
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It is most likely rather fragile

If I were to try that I'd laminate some thin re-sawn & planed flats of wood together first so I had cross grain in places. to porevent the wood from breaking at the weak points.
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post #7 of 7 Old 02-14-2012, 01:23 PM
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Looking at it at first thought it looked like something that would cover a bowl, that would be a tidy bowl.
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interesting, question, unique, unknown

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