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Flowers in Vase (wedding anniversary gift)

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Project by murrayintokyo posted 06-21-2020 05:17 AM 576 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

With a wedding anniversary fast approaching, I quickly made a vase with some flowers!!!

The vase is made from Maple and Oak on the band-saw using a WoodSmith template. The flowers are just some scrap Sakura with some padauk inside for an accent.

First time turning flowers… next time I’ll hopefully be more confident to turn them thinner! But, the wedding anniversary gift was a success none the less (no dog house for me this year)





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 06-21-2020 06:34 PM

Very artistic and pretty!

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

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James E McIntyre

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#2 posted 06-21-2020 09:53 PM

I like the contrast of the oak and maple never thought they would work together so well.
The flowers are well executed. Must have been hard to prevent breakage on such a delicate turn.

What Woodsmith template did you use?

-- James E McIntyre

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Steve

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#3 posted 06-22-2020 04:16 PM


I like the contrast of the oak and maple never thought they would work together so well.
The flowers are well executed. Must have been hard to prevent breakage on such a delicate turn.

What Woodsmith template did you use?

- James E McIntyre

This turned out great. I have this issue and might try my hand at one.

Here’s a link to the issue with the project in it. Also has a link to the template.

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murrayintokyo

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#4 posted 06-23-2020 02:54 AM

Thanks all.

James – always appreciate your comments! the turning should have been thinner!! next time!
Steve – brilliant! thanks for the link. With the template it was much easier to cut than I expected and it came out nice. good gift project!

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