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Segmented Ornaments and stands

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Project by TheDane posted 11-17-2015 10:44 PM 1258 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some segmented ornaments for Christmas gifts this year.

Each globe is about 2” in diameter, and consists of 24 pieces of wood, hollowed to about 1/8” wall thickness. The finials and icicles were turned from pen blanks … some exotics, but I’m not sure what species.

The stands are maple, turned off-center, with 3/32” brass rods.

Finish is spray lacquer (rattle can).

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





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kdc68

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#1 posted 11-17-2015 10:53 PM

Beautiful work ! The recipients will be impressed…..Well done

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 11-17-2015 11:00 PM

Very COOL ornaments…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#3 posted 11-18-2015 12:26 AM

Very nice as always…...

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

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#4 posted 11-18-2015 03:15 AM

Very impressive work.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#5 posted 11-18-2015 06:37 AM

Nice work and nice touch with the stands I’m going to steal that idea.

-- Vince

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 11-18-2015 07:15 AM

Beautiful Gerry.

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

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#7 posted 11-18-2015 09:49 AM

Beautiful ornaments. Those wood colour combinations are fantastic!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 11-18-2015 04:11 PM

These look great I have been asked to make some hope they look as good as yours

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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Howard

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#9 posted 11-20-2015 06:54 AM

Beautiful… i repeat = Beautiful work. Best phrase I can think of is “Strikingly Beautiful “

-- The greatest compliment you can give a person is to copy and hopefully improve upon their work.

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Bud_3

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#10 posted 11-22-2015 05:37 PM

I like them,good job!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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#11 posted 11-22-2015 08:11 PM

These ornaments are absolutely beautiful, Gerry.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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