Juniper Burl Vase for Valentine's Day

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Project by xwingace posted 03-02-2019 03:17 AM 281 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all! Sorry I’ve been gone for a while… Life, ya know.
I wanted to make something for my honey for Valentine’s day, and I picked up a piece of Juniper burl that had been kicking around the shop for years. I made this vase and was very pleased! I gave it to her with a couple of paper flowers in it that I made from and old chemistry textbook.
It took most of my skill set to make it – swirling grain, bark inclusions, and varying wood densities made it a real challenge. It’s about 5” tall.

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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#1 posted 03-02-2019 04:36 PM

Great one of a kind look. It is a beautiful vase. Excellent job. Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#2 posted 03-02-2019 04:54 PM


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

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#3 posted 03-04-2019 04:49 AM

Quite the piece of wood, nice result!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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