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Miniature cedar vase

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Project by devann posted 01-12-2017 06:30 AM 250 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A miniature cedar vase I made for my daughter. Also made the rose. The flower is made from Fimo. Vase is approximately 2 1/2” tall.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with





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#1 posted 01-12-2017 06:37 PM

Nice. If you get some glass test tubes to insert in the hole they can be used for live flowers too.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#2 posted 01-12-2017 07:08 PM

Thanks Les, and thanks you for the suggestion. We think alike. When I first made these Fimo roses I was inserting them into glass test tubes. That was sometime in the 1980s. The “test tubes” were actually used to sell cigars so they were slightly larger than a typical test tube. I’m not sure where to find them anymore.

Not having anymore glass tubes I decided to try my hand at making a small vase. Not having a lathe I thought I’d try using my belt sanders. The sanders were both stationary. One a typical 6”x48” belt/9” disc and the other a homemade fixture made to hold a 3”x21” belt sander.

photo of Fimo rose in glass tube:

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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