Segmented vase #1: Starting with the bottom rings.

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Blog entry by Julian posted 05-13-2016 03:21 AM 983 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have done a few segmented projects and decided to do a blog on the latest. This will be a vase made with maple, paduak, and black veneer. This ring is the second from the bottom.

This is before the glue up.

-- Julian

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#1 posted 05-13-2016 06:17 AM

Julian thanks for taking this initiative. You can be sure that I will follow your blog.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#2 posted 05-13-2016 01:29 PM

Dutchy your not the only one.
Starting to build up my lathe tools to start some of these type projects.
Those compound angles will make it very interesting.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#3 posted 05-13-2016 02:53 PM

Thx bud, as being new to turning I’ll be following this closely. I bought the easy wedges but still need to make the sled. I tried my first bowl the other day, out of Port Orford cedar. Wow I have alot to learn it came out ok but I need help lol. I have always wanted to make segmented vessels. Thx for sharing. .

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 05-13-2016 03:27 PM

I’m not an expert at this but will share what I know. One bit of advise; practice making different design rings that you like. Practice makes perfect.

-- Julian

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#5 posted 05-14-2016 12:19 AM

I will follow your progress. I have made a bunch of segmented stuff but find there is always a new or better way to do things. Thanks for sharing.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#6 posted 05-30-2016 09:14 AM

Nice work Julian
I was looking for the part on how you made the segments/wedges, fasinating design I must say.

-- Regards Robert

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