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This turning is 40 inches tall and hollowed 39 3/4 inches it has a 1/4 inch wall thickness and is turnd from aspen. It is suspended by the top and hanges in a walnut stand. I like to do contemporary pieces. The finish is laquer. Every piece is turned with the exception of the three supporting legs.

-- Dale





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1848 days ago

Looks great! I’m not a turner yet. I’m wondering if that thin on that big isn’t risking checking or how do you prevent it??

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

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 1848 days ago

fantastic.
Very unique/artistic and beautiful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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peruturner

317 posts in 1865 days


#3 posted 1848 days ago

Real nice vase after Ill get my steady rest made Ill try one like it,I know how dificult is to make something like that,been there but on a metal lathe of a friendy machinist,well done hope to see some more

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SPHinTampa

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#4 posted 1848 days ago

Amazing work.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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Loucarb

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#5 posted 1848 days ago

Fantastic design and well done. Thanks for sharing

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mtnwild

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#6 posted 1848 days ago

A pleasure seeing your art. Wonderful piece. Great skill as well as vision.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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bigwoodturner

231 posts in 1848 days


#7 posted 1848 days ago

As long as a turning is an even wall thickness from top to bottom it will not crack or check. I gaurentee all my turnings that they will not crack, check, or split.

-- Dale

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joan

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#8 posted 1848 days ago

WOW!!! what a piece. i am a turner but have never seen anyone do the type of work you did for the stand. i can’t even imagine how that was done.

-- spinning into a new adventure

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TedM

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#9 posted 1848 days ago

Beautiful!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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Beaverwood

49 posts in 1896 days


#10 posted 1848 days ago

Excellent!

-- Dave, North Dakota,http://www.northdakotanart.com

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Chris

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#11 posted 1848 days ago

This is pretty amazing. I’m as impressed with your ability to conceptualize this as I am with your excecution in making it. What an impressive piece of work!

-- Chris

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woodworm

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#12 posted 1847 days ago

Splendid!
Did you intend to us it as umbrella stands/holder?

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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rdlaurance

360 posts in 1850 days


#13 posted 1847 days ago

Fabulous piece. Good design and execution! A joy to look at.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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