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Project by tomd posted 05-07-2017 10:30 PM 767 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I lucked into a piece of hard maple log a few months back. Turned it into two vases the shape and form seemed good but hard white maple leaves very little grain and seems quite plain. So I decided to try some woodburning to dress it up. The first is 7H x 9W, second 8H x 11W. Both are 1/4 inch thick. Thanks for looking.

-- Tom D





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TheWoodYogi

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#1 posted 05-07-2017 10:47 PM

Very nice vases Tom. The woodburning is superb and really nice designs, especially the second one :)

-- Wood Yogi - Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda

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shipwright

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#2 posted 05-07-2017 11:43 PM

Well done Tom. I like the texturing as well. Is it in the burning or did you texture separately?

-- 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 05-08-2017 01:07 AM

I like them both. Adds a lot of visual interest.

-- Julian

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#4 posted 05-08-2017 01:53 AM

The burning did the texturing it is a mass of burned dots.

-- Tom D

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#5 posted 05-08-2017 02:15 AM

Very cool! ...errr hot!

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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kiefer

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#6 posted 05-08-2017 03:27 AM

A beautiful Pair !
Love the burn texture look and the second one looks like it has some spalting which gives it porcelain look .
Love them both .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#7 posted 05-08-2017 10:42 AM

Very beautiful vases!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 05-08-2017 01:25 PM

These are two lovely vessels. They are outstanding hollow forms and I love the shapes and wood burned patterns.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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BobWemm

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#9 posted 05-08-2017 01:30 PM

Excellent finish Tom, I too, love the texture of the burning.
Thanks for sharing.

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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bobasaurus

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#10 posted 05-08-2017 09:01 PM

I like it a lot. You have a steady hand.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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peteg

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#11 posted 05-08-2017 09:05 PM

nice work Tom, excellent detail really sets them of
pete

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

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ralbuck

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#12 posted 05-08-2017 10:04 PM

Magnificent work.

As someone who has managed to burn myself many times doing woodburning projects; FANTASTIC JOB!

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

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#13 posted 05-09-2017 04:54 PM

Great and very hard work obviously!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 05-11-2017 11:53 AM

Both beautiful eye candy

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