Diamond in the rough

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Project by tomd posted 1731 days ago 1424 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 1731 days ago

Pretty amazing!

-- Spencer, Gilbert Az (

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#2 posted 1731 days ago

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 1731 days ago


An exquisite beauty superbly crafted.

A diamond to be sure; hardly anything but rough.

—Peter, NJ

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#4 posted 1731 days ago

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 1731 days ago

great looking piece

-- Joe, Ga

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#6 posted 1731 days ago

nice work, it’s a beauty!

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#7 posted 1731 days ago

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 1731 days ago

Woo Hoo

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

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#9 posted 1731 days ago

Beautiful craftsmanship, and excellant job!

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

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#10 posted 1731 days ago

Wonderful piece

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 1731 days ago

Beautiful work.

-- John @

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#12 posted 1729 days ago

Posts like yours continue to inspire me.

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