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Basket Weave illusion - Hollow vessel

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Project by Julian posted 04-17-2017 02:38 PM 4074 views 13 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at a “basket weave” illusion turning. I have seen this type of design by a handful of turners on the internet and had to give it a try. (If your interested in this type of project, search Harvey Meyer on the internet. He has made some awesome designs.) Most of the beaded rings are made with a 3/16” beading tool from D-Way tools. The center ring (1/4”) was made with a Sorby beading tool. Then all the longitudinal lines are marked with a pencil and burnt with a burning tool. I used 3 different colors for the pattern. This was a good learning experience. There are a couple of mistakes; hopefully not too noticeable. The sphere is made from segmented maple rings. Overall dimensions approximately 12” x 12”. I made this vessel in two pieces; much easier to clean out the inside this way.

-- Julian





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#1 posted 04-17-2017 02:47 PM

I enjoyed following this on your blog . Beautiful result!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 04-17-2017 02:56 PM

Great piece Julian and a great blog as well.

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

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#3 posted 04-17-2017 03:42 PM

Very impressive Julian and I also liked the blog.

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#4 posted 04-17-2017 03:55 PM

beautiful!! very well done!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#5 posted 04-17-2017 04:17 PM

Extreme work from every aspect.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 04-17-2017 06:09 PM

Wow! This is a really cool project… well done.

-- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#7 posted 04-17-2017 07:43 PM

That is DEAD SEXY!! There is no way I am letting my wife see this!

-- Matt at: www.drivenoutside.com/blog

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#8 posted 04-17-2017 08:51 PM

Beautiful just Beautiful !!!

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#9 posted 04-17-2017 09:02 PM

Your killing it bro.

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

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#10 posted 04-17-2017 09:20 PM

Boy you took on some challenge with this piece Julian, what an absolute fabulous result, take a short cut to Top of the class, well done
cheers
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#11 posted 04-17-2017 10:34 PM

WOW! Amazing details! Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

-- Leafherder

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#12 posted 04-17-2017 11:58 PM

Thanks to all for your kind words.

-- Julian

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#13 posted 04-18-2017 12:11 AM

Amazing work and skill on this. It’s a thing of beauty.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#14 posted 04-18-2017 12:45 AM

That’s a beautiful result Julian, looks like a lot of attention to detail.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#15 posted 04-18-2017 12:56 AM

the pattern and color choices are fantastic!

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