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These bud vases can be used wet (with a glass vial) or dry. They are about 5” tall, and 2” or so in diameter.

Finished with 3 coats of Danish Oil.

Turned from branches I rescued from the firewood pile.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 07-25-2016 11:03 PM

They are beautiful, great rescue.
Proves you never know what is inside the wood that gets burnt.
Thanks for sharing.

-- 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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bushmaster

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#2 posted 07-25-2016 11:39 PM

so nice, love all your turning postings, first class, with class.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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BurlyBob

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#3 posted 07-26-2016 01:47 AM

That spalted wood is amazing.

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bigJohninvegas

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#4 posted 07-26-2016 03:22 AM

First class is right. Very nice work.
I love it when I can rescue wood that nice from the burn pile.

-- John

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 07-26-2016 04:07 AM

COOL fireside projects… GREAT!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#6 posted 07-26-2016 08:02 AM

Nice rescue.

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

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#7 posted 07-26-2016 09:29 AM

great rescue, and they are cuter than a bug’s ear!

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Dutchy

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#8 posted 07-26-2016 10:24 AM

I’m getting warm from it.

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

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 07-26-2016 07:26 PM

I love the wood used on these and the design. Gerry, you have done a beautiful job on these.

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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Woodbridge

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#10 posted 07-26-2016 08:13 PM

beautiful turnings

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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JimmyT

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#11 posted 07-27-2016 01:03 AM

wow, that’ some pretty wood that you’re burnin!
Where do you get your glass vials? I’ve looked off and on but couldn’t find anything.

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TheDane

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#12 posted 07-27-2016 01:29 AM

Where do you get your glass vials?

https://amazon.com/gp/product/B007DQGKDA/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Joe Lyddon

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#13 posted 07-28-2016 05:28 AM

COOL… Test Tubes! ... Brings back my Gilbert Chemistry Set days… Was F U N !

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Vince

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#14 posted 07-30-2016 12:30 PM

Nice looking shapes, at a glance I thought they had corks on the top.

-- Vince

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