A vase with teeth

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Project by Bill posted 03-11-2014 03:12 AM 2728 views 5 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

On this one I wanted to see what would happen if I cut a hole in the side of the vase and then shaped the partial circles. The outcome isn’t quite what I had in my head, But I am happy with the outcome. My wife sais it looks like aliens teeth. I can live with that.

Woods used: ambrosia maple, poplar, walnut. The finish used is wipe on poly, buffed and waxed. I described in this post how I did it.

Make sure to screw a strip of wood to the base when cutting these suckers into rings, I thought I could do without on this one, and it didn’t work out so well. I completely trashed the blade, and ruined the top ring. Lesson learned. (again)

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#1 posted 03-11-2014 03:15 AM

Wicked. I like it. Beautiful work.

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

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#2 posted 03-11-2014 03:29 AM

Very cool – reminds me of the movie Predator. Keep up the good work!


-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso

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#3 posted 03-11-2014 03:32 AM

That’s so different and very nice too. Great work!!!!

-- Dan Wiggins

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#4 posted 03-11-2014 03:43 AM

Looks great, yes I had the same experiance years ago trying to cut something round, took me several times before I learned. I did screw a square plate to my vase. The variation in this one is great, original as usual.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 03-11-2014 03:45 AM

As usual, excellent, have to try this some day soon. Great job!!!

-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief...

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#6 posted 03-11-2014 03:48 AM

This is amazing work I love it, have you done a blog on these? I’m going to look right now LOL

Thanks for sharing

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#7 posted 03-11-2014 04:11 AM

Another outstanding piece.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#8 posted 03-11-2014 12:40 PM

Very cool. Awesome work as always.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 03-11-2014 01:33 PM

DD said it best. Double that..

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#10 posted 03-11-2014 01:43 PM

Crazy cool.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#11 posted 03-11-2014 02:53 PM

Now that is crazy strange. I like it!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#12 posted 03-11-2014 04:46 PM

that is crazy looking. Vey unusual, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#13 posted 03-11-2014 08:35 PM

I think this is really wonderful, keep showing us your work Please.Wow this is a very nice piece indeed. Alistair

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#14 posted 03-11-2014 10:33 PM

Very interesting, hell I would call it art. Very nice indeed.

-- Pie

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#15 posted 03-11-2014 11:23 PM

Cool, reminds me of a ripple in the water only vertical.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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