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A curly maple and bloodwood vase. Approx 8×8 and 613 pieces. (36 pieces per row) As a segmented turner I am finding that the more pieces per row, the lighter(less clunky??) the bowl looks, thus the 36 per row. This is about the most in- your- face design I have ever created. It is bold. Thanks for looking and if you take time to comment, I appreciate it a ton!

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#1 posted 04-12-2010 02:14 PM

VERY NICE!! WOW! I am sure a lot of work went into this and IT SHOWS!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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Les Casteel

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#2 posted 04-12-2010 02:34 PM

very nice shape. Bold yes, but still attractive. I really like figured maple in woodturnings.

Good Job!

-- Les, Arkansas,

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#3 posted 04-12-2010 03:02 PM

I like the design, goes well with the shape.

-- Kate,

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#4 posted 04-12-2010 03:58 PM

Cool design. Great balance of design to shape of the vase. Thanks for sharing.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#5 posted 04-12-2010 04:22 PM

Nice choice of wood and design. Very good craftsmanship.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#6 posted 04-12-2010 04:42 PM

Very nice.
Looks like the pattern of a hot air ballon I have seen.
Thanks for posting.

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#7 posted 04-12-2010 04:51 PM


-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#8 posted 04-12-2010 07:05 PM

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#9 posted 04-12-2010 07:11 PM

Love segmented turnings. Great job….excellent contrasts…

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#10 posted 04-12-2010 11:17 PM

man that’s some patience. I have done a couple segmented turnings and it teaches me to be patient. I love it . About how much time do you have in that one. I am going to have to try again to get one nice enough to post on here. LOL keep up the good work.

-- The wife asks me all the time "what ya makin" SAWDUST duh ,

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#11 posted 04-13-2010 03:09 AM

Very nicely composed, nice contrasting woods. Pat yourself on your back, you did a great job.

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#12 posted 04-14-2010 02:35 AM

Whew! what a lot of work. Beautiful results, though. That’s a stunner.


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bill merritt

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#13 posted 04-14-2010 04:24 AM

Looks like alot of work, great job. Will any woodworking glue work or do you have a favorite? Nice!

-- Bill Merritt -Augusta Ga. woodworker

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#14 posted 04-14-2010 01:24 PM

Thanks all for the feedback. Bill: any of the titebonds, tho my preference is for III

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