brown and red patterned wooden ribbon

Continuum

16” wide

Maple & Jarra

Created from three bottomless bowls. This is my very first ribbon.

Birdseye Ribbon Bowls

14” wide

 Birdseye maple & Gabon ebony

 Created from one turning that was then cut into four sections and rejoined.

segmented wood turning bowls
a patterned ribbon of wood made with segmented wood turning

Chapter 16

16” wide

Maple, bloodwood, walnut

Created from three bottomless bowls. Construction is detailed in my book, “The Art of Segmented Woodturning.”

A Daily Gift

30” diameter

 Maple, bloodwood, others

Created from numerous bottomless bowls

carved feathers and ribbon from wood
wooden lace with snowflakes engraved

For Bill

14” wide

 Canarywood

Created from a combination of half and quarter bottomless bowls. The ribbon forms a mobius shape. The designs are pierced.

Fortitude

12” tall

Banksia pod & ebony

 Created from two bottomless bowls.

wooden sphere on pedestal made with segmented wood turning
lace peace signs carved into wood

Just Imagine

26” tall

Canarywood on a granite base

 Created from a combination of half and quarter bottomless bowls. The shape is known as a trefoil knot. The designs are pierced. It sits on a base of black granite.

Lacewood Ribbon

18” wide

Lacewood

Created from three bottomless bowls.

patterned wooden ribbon made with segmented wood turning
mickey mouse figurine with piano wooden ribbon carving

Mobius Sonata

14” long

Birdseye maple and ebony

 Created from half and quarter bottomless bowls. The ribbon forms a mobius shape. Inspired by the Disney movie, “Fantasia.”

A Mighty Winds a Blowin’

24” tall

 Redwood on a granite base

Created from a combination of half and quarter bottomless bowls. The ribbon forms a mobius shape. The surface was sandblasted.

standing wooden ribbon with texture
wooden mouse on a standing wooden ribbon

Persistence

29” tall

Lyptus & purpleheart on a granite base

Created from a combination of half and quarter bottomless bowls. The ribbon forms a mobius shape. Because of the mobius shape the mouse can find the cheese. Inspired by the business book, “Who Moved My Cheese.”

Ribbon Sphere

9” tall

Blue mahoe & holly

Created from four half bottomless bowls. The bowl staves were cut from laminated material and the shapes are a result of lamination trickery.

black and white checkered ribbon made with segmented wood turning
two segmented wood turning bowls

Carob Ribbon Bowls

9” x 12”

Carob

Created from one turning that was then cut into four sections and rejoined.

Ribbon Coffee Table

18” tall

Bubinga, maple, ebony, glass

Created from four bottomless bowls. Construction is shown in my DVD #8.

glass table with wooden patterned ribbon as legs

Tolerance

32” tall

 Myrtlewood with ebony base

An endless knot, created from half bowls, half cylinders, and half discs. The designs are all pierced.

Ribbon Tangle

20” diameter

Assorted woods

Created from cylinder sections.

striped wooden ribbons woven into a ball
wooden boards with faces painted on them

Viewpoints

3’ by 5’

Maple and many others

 Created from bottomless half-bowls and bottomless half-cylinders. Three symbols reveal themselves as you place your point of view in three different precise locations.

Turbulence

34” tall

 Mesquite and many others

Created from sixteen bottomless half bowls. This is in the AAW permanent collection and was on the cover of an issue of the Irish Woodturners Guild Journal.

checker patterned standing ribbon of wood made with segmented wood turning