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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 02-02-2010 12:15 PM 2983 views 0 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This vase is made of plywood and 36 segments of old fence tiles, which you see in the dark central part.
That part is not turned, instade, it was wire brushed in the same direction of the grain ( the effect of the wire brush is not showing here, but it is very nice ). The plywood is in two positions, flat and vertical. The size ?....well …think about it !

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





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degoose

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#1 posted 02-02-2010 12:32 PM

I did not realize you were a Leprachaun…lol
Big vase.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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toyguy

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#2 posted 02-02-2010 12:34 PM

You are getting good with the picture software…........ Nice cut and paste.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 02-02-2010 01:58 PM

plywood sure does make gorgeous projects!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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David Craig

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#4 posted 02-02-2010 02:28 PM

Cool project Sam. Would have been nice to get a picture of that beanstalk you climbed to get to the lathe though ;)

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 02-02-2010 02:29 PM

Sam, this is a gorgeous vase. I would never have believed that plywood could “turn” out looking so good.

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

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patron

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#6 posted 02-02-2010 02:30 PM

you seem to have found ,
the wood stretcher !

i could buy my wood ,
by the square inch !

well done .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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jayjay

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#7 posted 02-02-2010 03:09 PM

That’s one way to get the little details. Nice job.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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Andrew

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#8 posted 02-02-2010 05:14 PM

Great job, I love the plywood aspect of your work, it is truly unique.
Thanks for posting

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 02-02-2010 05:17 PM

A unique turning looks great

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Maclegno

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#10 posted 02-02-2010 05:43 PM

I had no idea Australian flowers were so large. Do you have a pic with flowers in the vase?
Gerard
PS ignore the suggestions that the photo has been falsified, some people just can’t think BIG

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#11 posted 02-02-2010 05:57 PM

Wow, at first I thought the turning project was massive, then I kinda figured that maybe your just a wee little man? not sure either way, nice looking turning (regardless of the actual size).

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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DaddyZ

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#12 posted 02-02-2010 06:24 PM

How do you hold the Tools? :)

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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LittlePaw

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#13 posted 02-02-2010 07:12 PM

Nice work, but do I feel a tug on my leg? LOL :-0

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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Jordan

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#14 posted 02-02-2010 07:57 PM

Sam, your projects have given me a new respect for plywood – and those who can make it look as beautiful as you do.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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stefang

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#15 posted 02-02-2010 08:50 PM

Imaginative turning and photography! Soon you won’t be able to buy plywood because of increased demand from LJ turners. Well done and nice looking Sam.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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