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Made of 12 rings of vertically leminated plywood and each ring is made of 6 segments. The same thing with the lip, 6 segments, but higher.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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papadan

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#1 posted 01-21-2010 12:00 AM

Now THAT is a wild turning! I really like that and may have to give it a try.

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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lew

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#2 posted 01-21-2010 12:02 AM

This is COOL!

Never would have imagined that plywood edges could be finished so beautifully.

Thanks.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Jordan

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#3 posted 01-21-2010 12:06 AM

wow wow wow, that is so gorgeous and who would ever think it’s plywood. I’d be interested to know if the plywood renders any pitting.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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peruturner

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#4 posted 01-21-2010 12:06 AM

Nice real nice will try some time too,well done

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#5 posted 01-21-2010 12:13 AM

Awesome! Once again LJs have shown me something I never would have thought of.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Rj

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#6 posted 01-21-2010 12:15 AM

This is wild I love it!!!

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

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 01-21-2010 12:25 AM

This is certainly a unique vase. It has an interesting appearance and I would never have guessed that it was made from plywood.

Nice job.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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mgb_2x

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#8 posted 01-21-2010 12:39 AM

Sam, Wow very nice, how hard is it to sand to a nice finish? Many voids in the plywood? What grade of plywood was used?
Thanks for the inspiration.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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pommy

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#9 posted 01-21-2010 12:45 AM

Sam that is so funky you must do a how to so we can all try this one

Andy

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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JenWoodworking

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#10 posted 01-21-2010 12:48 AM

So cool, I love this.

-- Jen loves wood!

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Jeison

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#11 posted 01-21-2010 01:27 AM

that looks insanely awesome, well done!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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Eric in Florida.

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#12 posted 01-21-2010 02:59 AM

That’s a lot of laminating Sam, but you’re taken plywood to a whole new level !
That came out really wild looking !

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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toyguy

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#13 posted 01-21-2010 03:09 AM

Sorry…....... Just isn’t my cup of tea….......

But like grandpa used to say- ” if everyone liked the same things : then everyone would be after grandma !!

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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David65

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#14 posted 01-21-2010 03:11 AM

Very inspiring I have seen a shallow plate made from plywood but never thought of raising the height for a vase.

-- David '65

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#15 posted 01-21-2010 04:36 AM

mesmerizing work…
what do you use to fill tha inevitable voids???

rookie

-- rookie ...we'll see what happens...

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