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My Turquoise vase

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Project by tomd posted 12-10-2009 06:34 AM 2226 views 6 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had seen a turning that had a piece of turquoise in it and I thought it looked very nice and I would like to do a turning with turquoise in it. Then I found out how much turquoise cost, even the powered turquoise is sold by the ounce. So my vase is made of maple, walnut, ebonied walnut and inlace blue acrylic pen blank.

-- Tom D





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hap

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#1 posted 12-10-2009 06:43 AM

cool. look like real turquoise.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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Rj

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#2 posted 12-10-2009 06:55 AM

I think it looks Outstanding!! You’ve hit on something here my friend.. You’ve got my creative juices flowing now… Thanks for posting this

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#3 posted 12-10-2009 06:55 AM

WOW Nice vase & great finish.

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#4 posted 12-10-2009 07:11 AM

Lovely, I think that word fits just right.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#5 posted 12-10-2009 07:15 AM

Beautiful! Geat job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 12-10-2009 07:19 AM

Beautifull turning! Love the use of the inlace for the color. Looks like real turquise.

Great shape and design. Outstanding finish.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#7 posted 12-10-2009 07:21 AM

Wow Tom
wondeful turning.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 12-10-2009 08:28 AM

Wow! That is nice!

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#9 posted 12-10-2009 08:38 AM

It’s a real eye catcher! beautiful work.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 12-10-2009 12:29 PM

WOW!!!!!!! Nice vase & great finish. Simply wonderful.

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

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#11 posted 12-10-2009 02:54 PM

Why not? It looks like the real thing to me. Beautiful turning.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 12-10-2009 03:37 PM

A rare beauty!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#13 posted 12-10-2009 03:55 PM

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#14 posted 12-10-2009 04:27 PM

I 2nd that Gary absolute STUNNING!

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#15 posted 12-10-2009 04:43 PM

Absolutly perfect! Beautiful use of all your materials and the colors compliment perfect! Great Job!

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

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