Water Jug

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Project by john925 posted 10-29-2015 04:27 PM 1341 views 8 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest project I called “Water Jug”. Based on a Navajo water jug. Used Lamination pro for the feature ring design. Cut my segments using a segeasy sled. Vessel features elements of Ray Allen, Malcolm Tibbetts and my “creativity”. I used Birds eye and Curly maple, Bublinga, Bloodwood, Zebra wood, Katalox, Oak and Ebony. Vessel is approx. 8 in. in dia by 9 inches high. Hope you like it.

-- John, Brentwood, CA

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#1 posted 10-29-2015 04:42 PM

That is so cool! Out standing John. Well done.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 10-29-2015 04:47 PM

That is an absolute beauty!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#3 posted 10-29-2015 04:57 PM

I sure can see a lot of my favorite Segmented turners here, Ray Allen, looks like you mastered it very well. just beautiful

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#4 posted 10-29-2015 05:07 PM

Wonderful, the vase is really beautiful, the design is excellent and the workmanship outstanding! I really like it! compliments.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#5 posted 10-29-2015 05:30 PM

Fantastic design and color contrast.

-- Julian

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-- Joe, Ga

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#7 posted 10-29-2015 07:44 PM

1 word.

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#8 posted 10-29-2015 08:48 PM

A real beauty John, both design and workmanship.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 10-29-2015 09:13 PM

i love indian pottery and i really love this great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#10 posted 10-29-2015 11:40 PM

I appreciate what you have done here. Beautiful work. Having read books by Tibbetts and Allen. I think they would be smiling at your accomplishments.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#11 posted 10-29-2015 11:51 PM

Doesn’t get much better than this.

-- Gary, Florida

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#12 posted 10-30-2015 01:03 AM

John, that is just Stunning, I love the colour contrast and design.
The feature ring is beautiful.
Great piece and something to be very proud of.
Thank you for sharing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#13 posted 10-30-2015 01:23 AM

Beautiful piece Well done

-- Ron Campbell

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#14 posted 10-30-2015 01:24 AM

Beautiful piece Well done

-- Ron Campbell

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#15 posted 10-30-2015 01:36 AM

awesome work!

-- 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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