Pecan Bud Vase with Dripping Turquoise

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Pecan Bud Vase with Dripping Turquoise
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This is our first bud vase and it is carved from pecan and inlaid with turquoise. My wife drew the “drip design” and I carved it out with a dremel. She inlaid the stone. Overall we’re happy with the results.

5.25” tall
2.75” diameter at base
Finished with Mylands friction polish

-- Bill

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#1 posted 08-20-2010 03:14 AM

Great teamwork!

-- Peter, Central VA

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#2 posted 08-20-2010 03:27 AM

Nice vase! I really like the Turquoise inlay. Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 08-20-2010 03:57 AM

I’m with sedcokid on this one …love the Turquoise inlay

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#4 posted 08-20-2010 04:09 AM

You should be happy with the results, you did and awesome job. It is beautiful.

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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#5 posted 08-20-2010 04:57 AM

I’m with everyone else, love the inlay. Well thought out and looks very nice.

-- RStadler

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#6 posted 08-20-2010 04:58 AM

beautiful job there, good teamwork!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#7 posted 08-20-2010 08:31 AM

well done, very nice vase

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#8 posted 08-20-2010 04:28 PM

That is a super cool vase.

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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#9 posted 08-21-2010 05:36 PM

Thanks for the great compliments!

-- Bill

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#10 posted 08-22-2010 12:24 AM

Very beautiful work. Great collaborative work.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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