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Project by Julian posted 03-03-2016 03:01 AM 1032 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest segmented turning project.
Made with purple heart, poplar, and some black veneer.

This pieces was finished with poly and then wet sanded to get a glass smooth finish.

-- Julian





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johnhutchinson

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#1 posted 03-03-2016 04:21 AM

BEAUTIFUL !!!

I also like the unfinished shots with the numbers. Looks like some kind of olde-timey calculator.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#2 posted 03-03-2016 05:50 AM

very very nice. Well done. I am not a turner however I presumed there is a lot of hours of passionate work in order to make such a piece.

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#3 posted 03-03-2016 07:06 AM

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#4 posted 03-03-2016 07:20 AM

You have indeed TURNED a real beautiful piece!

I bet that was a lot of work but well worth the effort.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#5 posted 03-03-2016 08:56 AM

BEAUTIFUL PEACE ,JULIAN
cheers ,Bambi

-- bambi

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#6 posted 03-03-2016 12:31 PM

Incredibly beautiful shape and those dark insert looks fantastic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 03-03-2016 04:21 PM

These turned out so nicely/ Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#8 posted 03-03-2016 04:35 PM

Awesome!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#9 posted 03-03-2016 05:52 PM

Thanks for the comments.

-- Julian

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#10 posted 03-03-2016 07:49 PM

A real beauty, I will be attempting my first segmented turning soon. I’m sure it won’t be great but I have been dying to learn and have been practicing with my new Lathe. Great work…..

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

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#11 posted 03-03-2016 11:43 PM

Wow Just WOW!!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#12 posted 03-04-2016 02:31 AM

I aspire to your skill – well done.

-- socrbent Ohio

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#13 posted 03-04-2016 03:32 AM

That is very very nice. I like it and very inspiring, I have all the birch I could ever use, the white with a small amount of dark wood looks great, would like to try segmented turning, with the wood I have, your project is first class.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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