Redwood Bud Vases

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Project by TDSpade posted 05-26-2017 07:28 AM 1049 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two of my brothers recently tore down the old house we grew up in. It was built in 1946. And like a lot of old houses it was added onto over the years. I rescued a couple of the old 4×4 redwood columns that held up the roof over the porch.

I turned these 12 bud vases from the columns. I am going to give them to my brothers, sister and my mother as keepsakes.

They are about 9 inches high, more or less. And some of them have a small nail hole or two in them.

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#1 posted 05-26-2017 01:34 PM

Great job! And, the sentimental value is priceless I bet.

-- One good turn deserves another!

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#2 posted 05-26-2017 03:39 PM

I love it, old wood that most people would have thrown away or burned becoming something so beautiful, great job

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#3 posted 05-26-2017 03:59 PM

These are very nice. It’s a great collection.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 05-26-2017 04:44 PM


-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#5 posted 05-26-2017 06:00 PM

Vases are realy out of class but this rosewood also look very beautiful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 05-26-2017 06:48 PM

These look gorgeous man.

-- Phillip- Measure twice, cut onc.... Hey look, it's rustic.

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#7 posted 05-27-2017 01:34 AM

Absolutely Beautiful!!!! A Great Reminder of the Old Home…..Wonderful Memories for you.

Great Project and extremely well turned!!!!



-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#8 posted 05-27-2017 02:16 AM

Very eye catching and great keepsakes for your family.

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#9 posted 05-27-2017 04:23 AM

Awesome job, great mementos!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#10 posted 05-29-2017 03:28 AM

Wow. Those caught my eye immediately, they look great. And a great way for everyone to have some keepsakes.

-- Paul M

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