LumberJocks

8 Pointed Paduak Star Vessel

  • Advertise with us
Project by Julian posted 11-01-2018 02:08 AM 1145 views 4 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This vessel is made from alder, paduak, maple, and black veneer. The top half was a bit of challenge but it came out surprisingly well; no gaps in the joints. Approximately 7 1/4” x 4 1/4”. Finished with several coats of laquer, then wet sanded to 1500 grit, and 3 coats of carnauba wax.

-- Julian





25 comments so far

View peteg's profile

peteg

4435 posts in 3274 days


#1 posted 11-01-2018 02:23 AM

thats a real tricky piece to pull of Julian, those joints are superb, absolute top class work indeed.
Great choice of timbers
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

View Mrowell's profile

Mrowell

278 posts in 1590 days


#2 posted 11-01-2018 02:33 AM

Wow…..

-- Matt R

View horky's profile

horky

268 posts in 3381 days


#3 posted 11-01-2018 02:49 AM

Another of your amazing pieces. Great job for sure. Thanks for sharing.

View jim65's profile

jim65

1018 posts in 2384 days


#4 posted 11-01-2018 08:21 AM

beautiful!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

View Markslawes's profile

Markslawes

104 posts in 357 days


#5 posted 11-01-2018 09:49 AM

WOW !! what a masterpiece !!

-- If your going to your mums.... can I go in the shed ?

View recycle1943's profile

recycle1943

3128 posts in 2073 days


#6 posted 11-01-2018 10:42 AM

vision and artistic talent equals this magnificent piece of art.

thanks for sharing

-- 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

View Dustin's profile

Dustin

689 posts in 1191 days


#7 posted 11-01-2018 11:45 AM

Stunning!

-- "Ladies, if your husband says he'll get to it, he'll get to it. No need to remind him about it every 6 months."

View stefang's profile

stefang

16711 posts in 3785 days


#8 posted 11-01-2018 01:19 PM

Excellent work Julian and a beautiful result. I like that you used a stave construction. I know this was probably necessary to accommodate the star feature, but it also gives a very clean look to the vessel.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View ohwoodeye's profile

ohwoodeye

2203 posts in 3604 days


#9 posted 11-01-2018 02:53 PM

Really striking!
Great wood choices.
Incredibly well done.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

View Julian's profile

Julian

1478 posts in 3141 days


#10 posted 11-01-2018 02:55 PM

Thank you all for your comments.

-- Julian

View pottz's profile

pottz

5766 posts in 1435 days


#11 posted 11-01-2018 03:23 PM

very nice work again,i just love seeing your new creations,you are a master at hollow forms.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

22998 posts in 3556 days


#12 posted 11-01-2018 03:39 PM

That is just an excellent piece, Julian!!!!!!!

cheers, Jim

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

View John's profile

John

1514 posts in 1721 days


#13 posted 11-01-2018 03:45 PM

Beautiful work Julian! You sure have a good variety of projects!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

View GR8HUNTER's profile

GR8HUNTER

6338 posts in 1163 days


#14 posted 11-01-2018 03:56 PM

WOW what has not been said except INCREDIABLE GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

View oldnovice's profile

oldnovice

7496 posts in 3819 days


#15 posted 11-01-2018 04:59 PM

This is definitely a beautiful piece and definitely looks like a lot of craftsmanship went into making it.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

showing 1 through 15 of 25 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com