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I got onto segmented turning in the fall of 2009. This vessel is my 16th segmented project. The woods are
Maple, Bocote, & mahogany. I applied a friction wax finish over a 600 grit final sanding. I don’t use a computer program to aid in design, just a rough dwg. and trig to figure out segment length.

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com Working full time at retired.





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Eagle1

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#1 posted 1485 days ago

Great job.. The contrast of the woods looks great.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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MShort

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#2 posted 1485 days ago

Great looking vessel and joints look real tight too.

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

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imallchalkedup

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#3 posted 1485 days ago

Very nice piece, like the added color and grain that the bocote gaved this piece.

-- RStadler

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Kindlingmaker

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#4 posted 1484 days ago

You have created a beautiful piece of art! I do love the woods you ahve used! Great craftsmanship!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Vince

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#5 posted 1484 days ago

Nice vase, I like the Bocote ring.

-- Vince

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Loucarb

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#6 posted 1484 days ago

Well done.

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stevef22

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#7 posted 1484 days ago

Looks awesome

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scrappy

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#8 posted 1483 days ago

Great turning. Love segmented pieces. Yours has a nice pleasing shape to it. The contrast ring is a great added touch.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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woodbutcher

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#9 posted 1483 days ago

ncdon,
Great looking little vase!Welcome to LJ’s as well. What are the dimensions of the vase? Looks like a very nice finish as well-Keep on keeping on.

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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