# How do you plan a segmented bowl?

## How do you plan a segmented bowl?

Turning a Segmented Bowl

1. Introduction: Turning a Segmented Bowl.
2. Step 1: What You’ll Need.
3. Step 2: Lay Out Your Plans.
4. Step 3: Cut Your Segments; Ring 1 – Disk.
5. Step 4: Mount Waste Block and Chuck.
6. Step 6: Begin Cutting Segments; Miter Cutting the Segments for Ring 2.
7. Step 10: Glue Rings Together.

## What is a wedgie sled?

Wedgie-Less Segmenting Sled: Sled shown with optional cutoff table. The table has a measuring stop block that is set to the same angle as the sled for precise cutoff lengths. It includes a fine adjustment knob.

How thick should bowl blanks be?

If you want round bowls, turn your blank to a 10% wall thickness and let it dry for about three months. Wrapping it in several sheets of newspaper, or a brown paper bag, for the first month further reduces checking because the end grain loses water faster than the plank grain.

How to make a sled with a table saw?

Drill countersink holes in the bottom of the runner. Place washers or pennies in the slot to raise it up above the top of the table saw. Apply double sided tape to the runner. Bring the fence to the 0 inches mark on your table saw (have the blade lowered).

### How to make segmented bowls with table saw?

Separate your segments into two piles. You will find that half of the segments have a line on the face and shorter side, the other half have a line on the face and wider side. Flip one pile over then assemble alternating between each pile. This will cancel out any error in the tilt of your table saw blade.

### How big is a sled for segmented turning?

Covering not only the build process of the sled but the math behind how to get any number of segments in a ring that you like, makes this the perfect sled for anyone interested in segmented turning. Using a piece of 3/4 plywood that measures roughly 15 x 13 inches, find the center line lengthwise.

How big is a dubby table saw sled?

Click here to see what our customers are building and how to use the Dubby. Working with large panels. The Dubby has the capacity to crosscut panels up to 24″ wide x 52″ long, and allows you to do them safely. Since the panels don’t make contact with the table saw top, “walking” of the material is virtually eliminated.