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Project by MShort posted 05-22-2010 11:50 PM 1575 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun project. I am really liking the segmented work. This piece has 73 pieces in it made of walnut and maple. Thanks for looking.

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





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degoose

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#1 posted 05-22-2010 11:53 PM

That is really cool, I like it a lot…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Kate

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#2 posted 05-23-2010 12:04 AM

I like it. Great photos too.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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#3 posted 05-23-2010 02:55 AM

Your top is a real winner. How big is it? Is the finish friction polish? I can’t imagine how long it took to glue up the blank. Do you sell them? Do you get your money’s worth with these?

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#4 posted 05-23-2010 03:22 AM

Wow all that work so cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 05-23-2010 03:41 AM

Sweetness! Looks like fun.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 05-23-2010 06:29 AM

Very nice top Mike, love it.

-- RStadler

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#7 posted 05-23-2010 11:13 AM

Wonderful job on the top. An heirloom toy for sure.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 05-23-2010 03:07 PM

That is stunning.

I’d love to see a short video of that thing in-motion. I bet it’s mesmerizing!

Great show!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#9 posted 05-23-2010 06:22 PM

I am glad to see there are those who can do this work. I am patient but not that patient.

-- Norman

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#10 posted 05-24-2010 01:14 AM

That is very nice, you must have a lot of patience.

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#11 posted 05-25-2010 03:14 AM

Terry—The top is 2.25” diameter and 2” Tall, I used a friction polish. I have not sold any tops yet. Anyone sell tops willing to tell us what you get for yours?

Jonathan—Whe the top spins it looks like a beige top spinning with 4 faint circle lines. I suppose with a strobe light the checkering would show up.

Thanks for looking.

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

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