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Segmented turned vessel made from Wenge, bloodwood, bubinga, curly maple, purpleheart, ash, quilted maple. 26"H x 18"D, Waterlox finish

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Segmented Turning Blank (for bowls and cups)

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Segmented Turning Blank (for bowls and cups)

Segmented turning features a turning blank made up of small stacked pieces of wood of various species for a unique appearance.

Segmented turning fe Segmented turning features a turning blank made up of small stacked pieces of wood of various species for a unique appearance.

Gluing up a stack of rings for a segmented turning presents unique challenges—such as trying to keep the joints gap-free and the pressure even throughout the unusually shaped glue-up. Start by screwing together a simple 2x6 frame atop a plywood base. Install a trailer jack in the frame’s topmost crosspiece. Apply the jack’s pressure directly to the lathe’s face plate—just enough to get a little glue squeeze-out. This jig works great as…