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Project by Julian posted 05-30-2016 09:28 PM 740 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This vase is made with figured maple, paduak, and black veneer. All pieces cut on the “wedgie” sled.
Approximately; 9 1/2” tall x 6 1/2” wide. Turned almost exclusively with a 1/2” bowl gouge.
Comments and questions welcome. Thanks for looking.

-- Julian





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diggerdelaney

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#1 posted 05-30-2016 10:06 PM

A very nice piece with nice tight joins. Something I have not yet tried is segmented work maybe in the future

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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nk3t

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#2 posted 05-30-2016 10:54 PM

Very nice.

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#3 posted 05-31-2016 12:12 AM

Outstanding work !!!

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

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#4 posted 05-31-2016 12:32 AM

These segmented bowls always astound me. It looks great.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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Arlin Eastman

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#5 posted 05-31-2016 12:43 AM

I love how you did the triangles very much.

If you want to keep the Paduak from bleeding over then first put shellac on it first before sanding and it will be easier to keep it from going into the pores

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#6 posted 05-31-2016 04:28 AM

very,very beautiful,Julian

-- bambi

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robscastle

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#7 posted 05-31-2016 04:37 AM

I must say Julian a most impressive vase
Now I see reference to the wedgie sled, so I am off looking for it now!

-- Regards Robert

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#8 posted 05-31-2016 04:41 AM

Great segmented piece, tight joints and pleasing design. Well done.

-- Tom D

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Dutchy

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#9 posted 05-31-2016 05:32 AM

Very nice and a great piece. Also liked your blog. Thanks.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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Julian

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#10 posted 05-31-2016 02:16 PM

Thanks for all the nice comments. Arlin; thanks for the tip to prevent the paduak from bleeding.

-- Julian

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#11 posted 05-31-2016 08:23 PM

Truly impresive work,realy proffesionaly done. Lot of work with it, I bet. Deserves daily top 3.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 06-01-2016 08:43 AM

Great work Julian, a real beauty…. Love the colors

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

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#13 posted 06-01-2016 10:41 AM

Just had to come back and take a second look!

So how many rings make up the vase? it looks to be no less than about 17 or 18.
Dont tell me is just the ones in the photo No 5.

Also I have spotted a bike in the background it looks very much like the XJ 750 I had years ago!

-- Regards Robert

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Julian

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#14 posted 06-02-2016 01:46 PM

Robert, It’s 17 rings, counting the black veneer. The bike is a Venture Royale 1300; which basically just gets in the way and collects saw dust.

-- Julian

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#15 posted 06-02-2016 03:25 PM

Very nice vase.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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