Oak Vessel

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Project by Trackman posted 10-14-2018 04:11 PM 587 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This vessel is made of oak, walnut and zebrawood with dyed black wooden laminate. There are 295 pieces in this woodturning. The turning is 8 1/2“tall and 12 ½” in diameter.
Rather than concentrate on intricate feature ring patterns, I paid close attention to the fit and finish. I made sure that all of the joints and rings were perfect without any gaps. Hopefully I’ll be able to carry this skill with me going forward to my next projects.
For the finish I put on five coats of Min-Wax high gloss polyurethane followed by a good buffing with Renaissance wax.

-- Trackman, Washington

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#1 posted 10-14-2018 04:22 PM

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#2 posted 10-14-2018 04:34 PM

Beautiful work!

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#3 posted 10-14-2018 09:33 PM

Nice man! what glue do you use? What do you use for clamps. I like the approach of tight joints first. But don’t cut yourself short, that is nicely done!

-- Petey

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#4 posted 10-14-2018 09:40 PM

This came out really nice with appealing details and a great shape and good finish.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 10-15-2018 01:33 AM

Very nicely done. I like the shape.

-- Julian

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#6 posted 10-15-2018 03:26 AM

There is definitely an awesome skill set with the tight joints. Nice piece.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#7 posted 10-15-2018 04:27 AM

Masterpiece…also incredible finish!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 10-15-2018 06:07 AM

Really nice work, thanks for posting

-- Think safe, be safe

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#9 posted 10-15-2018 12:47 PM

Really great work!

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