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Project by Billfish posted 02-04-2015 06:00 PM 2227 views 28 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some vases I make out of cherry, walnut,buckthorn,maple thank you for looking





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 02-04-2015 06:03 PM

I like them, very nice and artistic. A real gem

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 02-04-2015 07:27 PM

I love em, what a great design

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

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#3 posted 02-04-2015 11:24 PM

Very creative and great workmanship.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#4 posted 02-05-2015 12:30 AM

These are nice, mind sharing how you did them? Looks like compound cut on a 45 degree table? How did you hollow the center?

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#5 posted 02-05-2015 12:54 AM

Yeah, what Gianni said …

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Billfish

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#6 posted 02-05-2015 02:00 AM

Thanks for the nice comments, I glue them up than I drill with 2”5/8 forstner bit then to the bandsaw after that its a lot of sanding and a few coat of wipe on.The vases take a while to drill. i also do larger vases 3”5/8 holes that take about an hour

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#7 posted 02-05-2015 06:37 AM

I adore that nonsimetrical, abstract look.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 02-05-2015 12:18 PM

Those are trippy cool! I can see these as tea light holders as well. Have you used any in that way, Bill? Thanks for sharing.

And Happy LJ Anniversary!

-- God bless, Candy

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Billfish

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#9 posted 02-05-2015 04:01 PM

Candy I do make them as candle and tea light holders
Thank you
Bill

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#10 posted 02-05-2015 05:09 PM

Pretty much covered above!

FANTASTIC!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#11 posted 02-06-2015 03:28 AM

Very Nice. I wonder How something like this would look Offset turned on a lathe. I may have to give it a shot this weekend. Hope you don’t mind me borrowing your idea.

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#12 posted 02-06-2015 11:12 AM

I was afraid of that. I have no way of turning a bit that large (holy cow). I suppose I could add, “yet.”

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#13 posted 02-06-2015 09:35 PM

Where did you every get the Idea for these, They are beautiful!! Great work.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#14 posted 02-07-2015 12:49 AM

John Thank you and others for the wonderful comments and making it a top 3
My wife saw a small bud vase that was similar in a gift shop in Jerome Az while we were on vac.and liked it so i said i could make her one. They started small and now i do 4 or 5 different sizes One turned in to many but i enjoy making them so its therapy not work
Thanks again Bill

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