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Project by rastapunkscramble posted 06-10-2016 04:53 AM 1243 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a lidded vessel.
Made from olive and manzanita burl.
Measures 5.25”w x 6.5”h .
I tied to keep the balance between the elegant and rustic/natural on this piece.
This will be a wedding gift for a friend. ..





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#1 posted 06-10-2016 04:55 AM

That’s really quite striking and unique. Some amazing grain in that wood. I’m betting that turning the lid and base was quite tricky.

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rastapunkscramble

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#2 posted 06-10-2016 05:02 AM

Thanks burlybob!
It was, the lid and base came from the same piece. When I turned the recess for my chuck I lost a chunk of wood somewhere. .. when I put it on my chuck I made sure not to over tighten and I put tape around that void (just in case ). Buy it worked out, and I very pleased with the finished product

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#3 posted 06-10-2016 07:01 AM

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#4 posted 06-10-2016 07:28 AM

Besides shape is extraordinary, you’ve done it with very interesting types of woods, which look realy nice.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 06-10-2016 10:38 AM

Think you nailed your goals, outstanding form, wood, and turning!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Bill

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#6 posted 06-10-2016 10:50 AM

What can I say but Outstanding

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#7 posted 06-10-2016 12:55 PM

Great work!

Knowing how difficult that was to turn makes it all the more impressive.

Thanks for sharing this.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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rastapunkscramble

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#8 posted 06-10-2016 01:23 PM

Wow, thank you all for the wonderful comments. I really appreciate your feedback

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#9 posted 06-10-2016 01:35 PM

Your fine wedding gift will be treasured for years.

Great work rastapunkscramble.

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#10 posted 06-10-2016 01:37 PM

Thank you

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#11 posted 06-10-2016 01:54 PM

beautiful

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#12 posted 06-10-2016 03:42 PM

That’s very creative and a wonderful piece of work.

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

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

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#13 posted 06-10-2016 03:46 PM

Thank you charles!

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#14 posted 06-10-2016 04:29 PM

Awesome job, I’m being mentored by a local woodturner presently. Love turning thus far. Boy there is alot to learn and alot to go wrong lol. I’m a big fan of live bowls like this showing off the flaws, knots holes ect. (Its pure character to me ). The finial looks great as well.

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

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#15 posted 06-10-2016 04:35 PM

Thanks Ken! I am a big fan of defective wood. It really does give a piece great character and originality

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