Diamond in the rough

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Project by tomd posted 10-13-2009 07:39 AM 2280 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a segmented vase in maple, yellowheart and ebonized walnut, 8”H X 11”d.

-- Tom D

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#1 posted 10-13-2009 10:03 AM

Pretty amazing!

-- Spencer, Gilbert Az (

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#2 posted 10-13-2009 10:44 AM

Wow that’s stunning piece with superb finish. Great work!
It’s nice if you can blog the steps of your procedure making this segmented vase.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 10-13-2009 11:03 AM


An exquisite beauty superbly crafted.

A diamond to be sure; hardly anything but rough.

—Peter, NJ

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#4 posted 10-13-2009 12:52 PM

Beautiful piece Tom. Fantastic craftsmanship as usual. You are setting the threshold high for us less accomplished turners

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 10-13-2009 01:42 PM

great looking piece

-- Joe, Ga

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#6 posted 10-13-2009 01:47 PM

nice work, it’s a beauty!

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#7 posted 10-13-2009 01:58 PM

That is flat out sexy! Fantastic piece of work.

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#8 posted 10-13-2009 02:40 PM

Woo Hoo

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#9 posted 10-13-2009 03:45 PM

Beautiful craftsmanship, and excellant job!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#10 posted 10-13-2009 04:56 PM

Wonderful piece

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 10-13-2009 06:09 PM

Beautiful work.

-- John @

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#12 posted 10-15-2009 04:01 AM

Posts like yours continue to inspire me.

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