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Project by Jim Sellers posted 10-24-2019 04:02 PM 889 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the first vase I attempted to make with vertical segments milled on the table saw and band saw. After gluing up it was so rough and plain I tossed it aside and forgot about it. (about 3 years ago). Finally decided to sand it down smooth and burn a 3d pattern on it.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-24-2019 05:18 PM

That is really cool and unique, Jim.

cheers, Jim

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

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 10-24-2019 05:36 PM

Beautiful work.

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

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MrWolfe

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#3 posted 10-24-2019 05:50 PM

Great piece.
I like that idea of getting curved forms out of flat stock. Very cool vase.
The pattern must have been difficult putting on that surface.
Jon

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Jim Sellers

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#4 posted 10-24-2019 08:50 PM

Actually the pattern was quite easy. I had the vertical lines (16 sections) The horizontal lines were simply made by rotating vase around a pencil tip at proper elevation. Lined up a diamond template reducing size as I went up. Everything else was easily freehanded. It’s 12” high and 5” in diameter

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#5 posted 10-24-2019 09:43 PM

Awesome looking vase Jim! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 10-25-2019 12:10 PM

Cool idea for anyone without a lathe. I can imaging all sorts of different shapes that one could make with this technique.

What kind of wood did you use?

-- 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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Jim Sellers

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#7 posted 10-25-2019 06:57 PM

Re; Nathan built with soft maple.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 10-27-2019 01:14 AM

Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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