stave vase

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Project by poospleasures posted 07-01-2018 11:13 PM 1057 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project I wanted to do for a long time. My LJ friend Bambi posted his stave turning a little while back. Got a top 3. WOW. Checked with him on the jig he used and he sent me pictures. Made mine similar and it worked great. I am kinda proud of how these two came out. I have had this splatted wood for a long while (the mill guy said it was splatted maple maybe) anyway it is very nice. The larger vase is a bit taller and more flared than than the smaller and does not have the walnut inserts but each piece does have a black splat line in it. The wifey soon decided what should fit into each one. Now they are hers. Turned the glued on segmented walnut top and bottom rings same while turning the vase bodys. The last picture shows the half glued bodys being cut to length
on the band saw. Thanks for looking. Questions and comments welcome

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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Dave Polaschek

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#1 posted 07-02-2018 12:26 AM

Pretty looking vases, Vernon! Looks a lot like a drinking mug I’m pondering coopering together for the beer swap Kenny’s going to run this summer, though I probably won’t have such pretty wood.

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#2 posted 07-02-2018 12:36 AM

Very nice work, Vernon!!


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

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#3 posted 07-02-2018 01:16 AM

That is awesome. My Mother would tell me not to touch them, they are for show…


-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 07-02-2018 02:12 AM

Nice looking stave cannisters. I’d like to try that someday.

-- Rick M,

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#5 posted 07-02-2018 02:26 AM

Those are pretty cool.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#6 posted 07-02-2018 02:34 AM

Both are outstanding
Larger one with the spalted black appearing to be dividers is a real eye catcher, can’t quit looking at it
Great job on both Vernon

-- 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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#7 posted 07-02-2018 02:39 AM

Well done Vernon. I’m sure they are harder to do than they look. I like the utensil one.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#8 posted 07-02-2018 01:04 PM

I am realy proud with your work,you made it better than me
if you go to weaning do not tell your wife that I’m the culprit
have a nice day Buddy

-- bambi

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#9 posted 07-02-2018 01:37 PM

Very nice. Going on my favorites list to someday try myself.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#10 posted 07-02-2018 02:29 PM

Excellent work Vernon! Will transfer very nicely to beer mug construction ;-)

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#11 posted 07-02-2018 02:58 PM

Very nice Vernon! That is something I really need to try. Looks like a beautiful way to use those small pieces of scrap I have horded! I might get with you on making the jig, and doing the angle measurements.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#12 posted 07-02-2018 06:49 PM

Indeed nice shape and wood combination and stripes.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 07-02-2018 10:17 PM

Congrats on top 3 Vernon – well deserved

-- 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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#14 posted 07-02-2018 11:31 PM

Thanks to everyone for your comments. As always makes me feel good when folks with your skills like my stuff. Dave and Kenny I not thought of mugs. Will think more on that. Jim, Woodbutcher, Rick, Jerry, DoubleDD, Majuvla and Bambi thanks for always looking and commenting. Dick it means a lot for your colorful comments, congrats to you also for a 3. Jeff hows the back? Let me know when your ready to make staves.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#15 posted 07-03-2018 02:30 AM

Very Nice and Well Done!


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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