Redwood Bud Vases

  • Advertise with us
Project by TDSpade posted 05-26-2017 07:28 AM 1457 views 5 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.

-- For every expert, there is an equal and opposite expert.

10 comments so far

View NCTurner's profile


53 posts in 1357 days

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

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

-- One good turn deserves another!

View Notw's profile


672 posts in 1954 days

#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

View helluvawreck's profile


32087 posts in 3067 days

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

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

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View ralbuck's profile


5406 posts in 2467 days

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


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

View majuvla's profile (online now)


13372 posts in 3068 days

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

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

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View PhillipRCW's profile


510 posts in 1465 days

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

These look gorgeous man.

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

View Cliff 's profile


1360 posts in 1925 days

#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.

View BB1's profile


1213 posts in 1049 days

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

Very eye catching and great keepsakes for your family.

View John's profile


1310 posts in 1471 days

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

Awesome job, great mementos!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

View Paul M's profile

Paul M

117 posts in 1504 days

#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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics