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Dyed Tasmanian Oak Segmented Vase

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Project by BobWemm posted 04-24-2016 03:35 AM 874 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is 19 rings of 12 segments each plus the base making a total of 229 pieces. It is 13.75in tall and 7.75in wide.
The dye was applied with an air-brush while the lathe was spinning (178rpm).
Sanded to 400, then dyed and sprayed with lacquer.
Wall thickness is 1/4 – 5/16in.
Hope you like it and thanks for looking.
C & C Welcome.

Bob

-- 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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#1 posted 04-24-2016 05:14 AM

Just absolutely gorgeous

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#2 posted 04-24-2016 05:26 AM

That is real beauty Bob, like the way you applied the dye and that is a great finish. You sure have the segmenting game mastered.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#3 posted 04-24-2016 07:16 AM

Bob,that’s masterful work
have a nice day
Marijan

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#4 posted 04-24-2016 11:34 AM

Bob well done.

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#5 posted 04-24-2016 12:32 PM

That is a real sweet vase, Bob. Very nice work on it!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 04-24-2016 01:07 PM

That’s a big beauty Bob. I’ll have to study this as I am getting more interested in some taller segmented turnings.
Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 04-24-2016 08:13 PM

hi that is one very stunning piece i love it

branch

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#8 posted 04-24-2016 08:47 PM

That one great tasmanian devil of a project. Looks great. Hope to do projects like that one my new lathe in the future.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#9 posted 04-24-2016 09:55 PM

Bob. Fantastic Project!!!! Beautiful Vase and that Tasmanian Oak is a lovely wood. The Dye works well too. I like the way the Light and Dark blend softly. Very Nice!!!!

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#10 posted 04-24-2016 09:58 PM

Really great work. Love the dye job. Love the shape. Is this oak similar to say a N. America oak.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#11 posted 04-24-2016 11:11 PM

Nice looking vase Bob.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#12 posted 04-25-2016 12:38 AM

That, is very, very, cool!

-- The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. Benjamin Franklin

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#13 posted 04-25-2016 01:51 AM



Really great work. Love the dye job. Love the shape. Is this oak similar to say a N. America oak.

- poospleasures

Hi Vernon,
No Mate, Tassy Oak is actually a Eucalyptus, I think it was called “Oak” because of it’s strength and grain pattern being similar to proper oak lumber.
It’s another one of those COMMON NAME tricks. Like our “Silky Oak”, there are at least a dozen species all commonly called that one name. Very confusing to say the least.
Glad you like it.
Bob

-- 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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#14 posted 04-27-2016 12:19 AM

Nice work Bob as always! Your photo make it look very tall if you din’t put the measurements up I would guess it’s 2ft tall. I like the dye and how it fades in.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#15 posted 04-28-2016 12:28 PM

A work of art. Simply beautiful

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

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