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Project by Julian posted 12-28-2016 08:12 PM 1044 views 10 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw a video on Youtube titled, “Meldrum’s masterpieces” which displayed various unique segmented turnings. I had to make one for myself. This segmented method was more time consuming than the usual segmented turnings I have done in the past. Hollowing was a challenged because the opening is only 1 1/2” wide. Made from maple and walnut; sealed with shellac and then 12 coats of water based poly. Wet sanded, polished, and waxed.

-- Julian





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Dutchy

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#1 posted 12-28-2016 08:57 PM

Uitstekend gelukt!
Very nice Julian.

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

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#2 posted 12-28-2016 09:09 PM

Very neat work!

I bet you got dizzy turning it!

-- just rjR

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#3 posted 12-28-2016 09:30 PM

That turned out really great.

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

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#4 posted 12-28-2016 09:55 PM

Fantastic, very nice.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 12-28-2016 10:23 PM

The combination of the segments and the final shape go together well! Beautiful!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#6 posted 12-28-2016 10:35 PM

That’s wild! I’m still trying to wrap my head around how you glued up the blank… any tips?!? :)

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid

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#7 posted 12-28-2016 11:42 PM

I followed the blog although I didn’t comment.
It is gorgeous and the blog was great.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#8 posted 12-29-2016 12:36 AM

very cool segmentation.

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#9 posted 12-29-2016 02:18 AM

Could you please post a link to that blog that showed the glue up process?

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#10 posted 12-29-2016 02:37 AM

That’s crazy bud, love watching the progress on this. Mad skills on the lathe. I tried ruining a bowl this morning with a nice catch on a shear scrape. One more cut. Lol

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

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#11 posted 12-29-2016 02:55 AM

BassPimp; here is the link to the blog.

http://lumberjocks.com/JulianLech/blog/98722

-- Julian

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#12 posted 12-29-2016 05:59 AM

WOW. Stunning and Sensational.
Fabulous design and colour combination. It really had me stumped until I read your blog.
As I said there, I’ve seen the design in Patchwork Magazines, but never thought it could be adapted to woodturning.
Thank you so much for sharing this with us.
What a start to the New Year!!!!!

Bob

-- 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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#13 posted 12-29-2016 10:46 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#14 posted 12-29-2016 02:37 PM

Very cool! Thanks for the blog as well. I might have to try this. I just watched the Bruce Meldrum YouTube video again. Now that I see how you did the glue up I can see how he did some of his turnings but there are some that I still cannot wrap my mind around.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#15 posted 12-29-2016 03:49 PM

like it

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