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Project by john925 posted 11-30-2018 11:03 PM 561 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Each year members on the Segmented Turners Forum have the opportunity to build a project for a Holiday Swap. My entry is a vessel with an open segmented feature ring of a Christmas Tree and Star. The feature Ring has 60 segments per row, 9 rows high. the body of the vessel has 16 segments per row with 12 rows including the bottom foot, two accent rings and the top. All total, the vessel has 732 segments. Vessel is made of Curley Maple, wenge, bloodwood, Cherry, yellow heart, walnut and ebony. Hope the recipient likes it.

-- John, Brentwood, CA





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EarlS

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#1 posted 12-01-2018 12:49 AM

Oh yeah, I’m sure your recipient would like it. I sure would. That is a gorgeous piece of art. How did you get the openings consistent?

We have a Spring LJ Surprise Swap too if you are interested. We would love to have you participate. Yes – I’m shamelessly advertising for it since I’m the moderator.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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john925

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#2 posted 12-01-2018 01:29 AM

Earl I used an indexing plate with precisely spaced indexing holes which allows you to advance the jig a specified amount to glue each segment. You can find these on the internet. Try Tom Lohman’s web page

-- John, Brentwood, CA

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#3 posted 12-01-2018 05:26 AM

That is a great turning. Perfect for Christmas.

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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recycle1943

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#4 posted 12-01-2018 02:24 PM

Beautiful, who wouldn’t be happy with such a fine piece of art

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#5 posted 12-01-2018 02:45 PM

A masterpiece, anyone would love it forever.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 12-01-2018 08:21 PM

Tom Lohman's web page

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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GR8HUNTER

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#7 posted 12-01-2018 08:38 PM

what a great gift if he’s not happy there is something wrong with him .. GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#8 posted 12-02-2018 05:52 AM

Incredible work…beautiful indeed. I like the combination of full wood walls and part with holes.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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