FWW Turning contest winner

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Project by BillWyko posted 09-11-2009 10:42 PM 3087 views 5 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this vessel a while back and entered it in the FWW “What have you turned lately” contest. By some miracle, I won. I would say in large part due to all of you that voted for me. Here is the link if you would like to read more about it. I would just like to thank you all again for your vote and support. Winning this is a great honor.

-- What you listen to is your business...what you hear is ours.

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#1 posted 09-11-2009 10:45 PM

That’s awesome, congrats on the win – it really is a fantastic piece.

I didn’t see the link though.

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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#2 posted 09-11-2009 10:55 PM

WOW! That’s really nice. “by some miracle I won” are you kidding me, that some great craftsmanship!

-- "I'm a lumbrjock and I'm OK..."

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#3 posted 09-11-2009 10:58 PM

I read about that last night from FWW. I thiught it was great then and it looks better every time I see lt . great worl..

-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 09-11-2009 11:08 PM

Congrats man! That is quite an honor!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#5 posted 09-11-2009 11:20 PM

beeeeeeeeuuuuuuuutiful, wow that is some work. Very well done.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#6 posted 09-12-2009 12:17 AM

Congratulations, the cut of the segments is a true schallenge, nice design.

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#7 posted 09-12-2009 12:37 AM

Congratulations on a fine job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Dennis Zongker

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#8 posted 09-12-2009 12:56 AM

Great job! Congratulations.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#9 posted 09-12-2009 12:57 AM

Great job. If it wasn’t a great project then you wouldn’t have has so many votes. It’s very nice.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#10 posted 09-12-2009 01:05 AM

WOW!!! That is a work of art! You did a masterful job.

I am just beginning to do a little woodturning. I am learning a little of how the lathe works, and how to use standard lathe chisels. I cannot imagine doing anything like you did. You have truly exhibited great craftsmanship.

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#11 posted 09-12-2009 02:19 AM

Outstanding! You have outdone anything I could dream of. I am just starting to do segmented pieces, and WAS all exited because my piece I am designing has 60 odd pieces. I can not even imagine the pataince that this took.

Congrats on the win. You vrey much deserved it.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#12 posted 09-12-2009 02:19 AM

Congratulations. That is spectacular. It must have taken quite a while to do.

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#13 posted 09-12-2009 03:11 AM

Superb job ! I agree with everybody on this ,I would love it if you do a blog on the process .

Great Craftsmanship !!!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#14 posted 09-12-2009 04:05 AM

Speachless…...... I just can’t get my head around all that little segmented cutting…....... Just beautiful..

” A Tip of the Hat to you Sir”

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#15 posted 09-12-2009 05:07 AM

Congratulations and what a beautiful piece!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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