vase- segmented turning

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Project by phillip butler posted 02-26-2018 06:11 PM 751 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this beauty some time ago but forgot to post it, and its a favorite of mine. Maple and purpleheart with thin white and black veneer strips as accents, its sit on a solid carved three legged base. At 10 3/4” high and 7 1/2’ at widest point in contains 132 segments plus all the veneer pieces, totaling 328 separate small parts. its turned to 1/4” thickness. took me quite awhile to complete but well worth the effort. Need to thank Ray Allen for his instructional book used as a guide and inspiration.

-- phil, nevada

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#1 posted 02-26-2018 07:13 PM

Very nice.

I especially like the feet.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 02-27-2018 05:32 AM

This is truly amaizing work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 02-27-2018 02:54 PM

Very well done. My only critique is that I would not have added the three legs to this design.

-- Julian

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#4 posted 02-27-2018 06:10 PM

This is a beautiful piece and I love the pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 02-28-2018 02:10 AM

thanks for the comments

-- phil, nevada

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#6 posted 02-28-2018 09:12 PM

Thanks for posting this beauty.


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