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Project by jlb posted 10-16-2014 02:05 AM 1130 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This pear vase split after turning. I made a simple repair by adding a zipper. Finish was sanding sealer and lacquer.

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 10-16-2014 02:55 AM

Novel idea. Definitely out of the box thinking;-) I like it!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Vince

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#2 posted 10-16-2014 07:31 AM

Very nice idea I like too

-- Vince

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#3 posted 10-16-2014 11:49 AM

Never seen anything like that before, great idea.

Like both vases, thanks for posting.

-- Bill

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steve_in_ohio

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#4 posted 10-16-2014 11:52 AM

very interesting, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 10-16-2014 12:35 PM

Great rescue to a beautiful piece. That fruit wood has a tendency to split all the time. I once made an apricot lamp and it spit and was repaired 5 times before it settled down.

I love the shape of your vase…......................Jim

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

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#6 posted 10-16-2014 12:45 PM

Very cool idea to make a split go away!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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#7 posted 10-16-2014 09:32 PM

I love it!! Well done.

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#8 posted 10-17-2014 05:30 PM

What a great fun idea!

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#9 posted 04-27-2015 04:38 PM

Speaking as both a wood worker and a sewer, this is a unique idea, to be sure! Thanks for sharing!

-- "I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly" — Peter Cook

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