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Project by ncdon posted 07-29-2010 09:41 PM 1406 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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 07-29-2010 11:32 PM

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 07-30-2010 12:49 AM

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 07-30-2010 03:13 AM

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 07-30-2010 04:16 AM

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 07-30-2010 11:59 AM

Nice vase, I like the Bocote ring.

-- Vince

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#6 posted 07-30-2010 12:52 PM

Well done.

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#7 posted 07-30-2010 04:44 PM

Looks awesome

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#8 posted 07-31-2010 05:30 AM

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 07-31-2010 04:09 PM

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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