Poplar vase

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Project by Billfish posted 04-10-2018 09:05 PM 1172 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

vase is 8”x4”x4” made out of poplar drilled then shaped with a bandsaw and a lot of sanding 4coats of laquer
thanks for looking


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#1 posted 04-10-2018 09:08 PM

Wow. That is really cool. Great job

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#2 posted 04-10-2018 10:11 PM

WOW, that is so attractive, Bill!!
Nice work on it.


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 04-10-2018 10:33 PM

Oh my gosh – what a beautiful hunk of lumber

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#4 posted 04-10-2018 11:17 PM

Thank you Hoss , Jim and Dick


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#5 posted 04-10-2018 11:49 PM

Hard to believe that is 100 % popular, Color contrast is fantastic. Will have to take a second look at the popular that grow here. Actually it is mostly aspen. well done and looks great.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 04-11-2018 01:28 AM

unique to say the least. A very pretty. Very creative and great workmanship

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 04-11-2018 03:03 AM

I really like this. I can see how you drilled and cut on a band saw the holes in the sides, but what did you use for the hole for the vase? We sure do not have popular that looks that nice here…in fact, all we can find here is at Lowes and HD, flat boards only. But I have a few pieces of Koa that just might look good.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#8 posted 04-11-2018 10:23 AM

Thank you for your comments Brian and Oldrivers Larry i use a 2 1/2” forstner bit wood clamped to thr drill press table
it takes time to drill on end grain I have some 3/8 bit extensions to drill deeper you have raise the table as you go my drill press only throw is only 4” on my bigger vases I use 35/8 “bit hope that answers your question Larry
thanks again to everyone

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#9 posted 04-11-2018 04:22 PM

Very pretty indeed!

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#10 posted 04-11-2018 05:56 PM

Love it, the design everything

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#11 posted 04-12-2018 06:15 AM

Pretty unique and interesting design!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 04-14-2018 01:39 PM

Nice work ! I like the styling. Very creative Bill

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