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A NOT TURNED VASE…a poor turners vase…all of my work is done on a ring master, which attaches to my shopsmith, or a lathe….I cut multiple rings at various angles to get to my final piece.. this piece has 19 rings of ambrosia maple with inlay in between each ring…each ring is approximately 1/4” and glued up with CA glue…the inlay “iIS”....solid black plexiglass!!!...sands like wood and gives a “great” contrast….a fair amount of time…but the final product is worth it…10 coats of finish and a buff and polish…the most figured piece of ambrosia yet…love it….what do you think?

-- marshall, murphy, north carolina





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Betsy

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#1 posted 01-04-2008 04:21 AM

Very interesting effect. I like it. The ring master is an interesting tool. You can do some pretty neat stuff with it. I’d like to see more.

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#2 posted 01-04-2008 04:23 AM

Only one word for it Kineo, ‘Tremendous’ effort.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#3 posted 01-04-2008 04:35 AM

I like this one too !

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#4 posted 01-04-2008 04:37 AM

That is some purdy wood! What is the finish?

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 01-04-2008 05:26 AM

That ringmaster does do some interesting work. The outcome is undeniable!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#7 posted 01-04-2008 08:00 PM

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