Segmented Wood Vase

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Project by Les Casteel posted 01-09-2010 09:09 PM 11837 views 8 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Large segmented vase of about 650 pieces of oak & walnut. The vase is 11” in diameter, and about 28” tall. A three legged stand was built to accomodate it.

-- Les, Missouri,

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#1 posted 01-09-2010 09:15 PM

Now this is a work of art !You did a superb job

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

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#2 posted 01-09-2010 09:17 PM

Excellent Craftsmanship!!! Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 01-09-2010 09:21 PM

Very nice!!!

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#4 posted 01-09-2010 09:21 PM

wow, that a really impressive piece!

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#5 posted 01-09-2010 09:28 PM

Beautiful, your work is impressive. Thanks for sharing

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#6 posted 01-09-2010 09:38 PM

Most excellent work.
Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking

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#7 posted 01-09-2010 10:17 PM

Wow..I am impressed …. very nice.

And a nice oneway to boot….

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#8 posted 01-10-2010 12:44 AM

Great work. Thanks for sharing.

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#9 posted 01-10-2010 01:10 AM

Very impressive. What is the finish?

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#10 posted 01-10-2010 01:20 AM

Thanks for the kind words.

The finish is a base coat of linseed oil, followed by 4 coats of Waterlox, each rubbed gently with steel wool. The final coat is power buffed with a white stainless steel buffing compound using a Beall bowl buff.

-- Les, Missouri,

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#11 posted 01-10-2010 01:22 AM



-- Gary, Florida

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#12 posted 01-10-2010 01:26 AM

Les: You do awesome work i am very impress, I also looked at your chairs and they like you said they do
ROCK, they are such a beautiful piece of workmanship, I love all your work. By the way i was in the Army for a while. I was thinking about in the near future buying a Grizzly bench type lathe and a 14 inch bandsaw, i was wanting your opinon on it. Thanks for your posting.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#13 posted 01-10-2010 01:32 AM

Thanks very much for the accolades, Qmoney, I use a ONEWAY 1640 and I’ve not looked closely at the Grizzly, lathes. I visit the Grizzly store about once a month in Springfield, Mo which is about 45 minutes away and I’ll look at the a bit closer for you if you like.

-- Les, Missouri,

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#14 posted 01-10-2010 01:41 AM

Les you don’t have to go out of your way i was just wondering, with your vast experience and you see a lot of the grizzly tools you could tell me what you thought about it. I currently live in S.C. but i visit Springfield, Mo and went to the Pro Bass shop, it was nice. I had a friend that live in Carthridge, i think i am spelling it right. They have those precious moment statues, company their, i like it in Mo. Thanks for your help.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#15 posted 01-10-2010 02:47 AM

Ditto on the WOW’s. Fantastic turnings.

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