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Plywood Object/ Vase/ Condiment holder

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Project by BobWemm posted 08-18-2017 01:05 AM 1919 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is made from a 3inch square lump of ply with 3 layers of 1/2 inch ply added to the faces in a flush/overlap pattern.
The finished size is 4.75in x4.5in tall.
Sanded to 400 and finished with Shellawax friction polish.
Hope you like it and thanks for looking.
C & C welcome.

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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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 08-18-2017 01:49 AM

Plywood creates such interesting patterns.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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woodshaver Tony C

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#2 posted 08-18-2017 02:28 AM

Wow Bob! You guys that are using plywood in your projects have changed my mind about Plywood. This is an Awesome work of art. It’s really a beautiful vase. Love the finish and all the playful woods going in all directions. So nice! Love it!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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BobWemm

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#3 posted 08-18-2017 03:03 AM

Thanks Guys,
It’s amazing what can be done with plywood, especially the coloured stuff.

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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#4 posted 08-18-2017 03:35 AM

that is awesome…
I have to make one,plywood looks great

-- bambi

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 08-18-2017 04:20 AM

Very well designed out Bob. Make that plywood a piece of art.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 08-18-2017 09:45 AM

Sweet vase, Bob!!!!!!!!!!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#7 posted 08-18-2017 02:45 PM

Awesome! Glad you didn’t run into any voids in the plywood. Every time I think about using it in some sort of “visible” fashion I can’t find any in my stash without voids…

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#8 posted 08-18-2017 04:25 PM

This is a beautiful vase.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#9 posted 08-18-2017 09:24 PM

A 3” chunk of plywood? where did you get that!!... obviously a LVL beam offcut?

Have you got any construction pickies?
It would be good to see the preparation stage.

Certainly a great result Bob.

I am yet to find a supplier of the coloured ply.

-- Regards Robert

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BobWemm

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#10 posted 08-20-2017 01:21 AM

Thanks guys,
Your feedback is appreciated.

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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BobWemm

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#11 posted 08-20-2017 01:26 AM



A 3” chunk of plywood? where did you get that!!... obviously a LVL beam offcut?

Have you got any construction pickies?
It would be good to see the preparation stage.

Certainly a great result Bob.

I am yet to find a supplier of the coloured ply.

- robscastle

Hi Rob, The only place I know of is Cousineau Wood Products in the US. It’s called “Spectraply” so if you Google that it should help.
Yes, the piece came from a LVL beam, sadly I didn’t take progress photos. I’ll try to remember next time.

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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