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I really don’t know where this segmented type of turning is taking me…But I sure am having fun finding out.

This is my second go at segmentation work. I believe it is getting better but not totally satisfied as of yet. This one is a vase, 10” tall by 8” round. Walnut and poplar (because that is what I had on hand). Finish is WaterLux, and I really like this stuff. Will defiantly use more of it.

Picture is not very good. This image really doesn’t do the piece justice. I have had some computer problems lately and have lost almost everything. Now playing with some new programs….. bare with me.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,





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BigLou

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#1 posted 02-16-2011 06:53 PM

Very nice! I have always been interested in segmented turning. How large of a lathe must you have to turn a piece of this size?

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thughes37

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#2 posted 02-16-2011 07:38 PM

Very nice work. Love the feature ring on this one!

-- All things are possible, only believe.

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peteg

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#3 posted 02-16-2011 10:15 PM

Brian I really like the subtle timber mix it does the job nicely & is not overpowering (as some segmentation can be) The reverse tri’s and the corresponding outline shift works very well also. Well done with this one

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Edwin

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#4 posted 02-17-2011 12:28 AM

Brian that is really something , I’ve been thinking about getting a lathe… Can’t right now BAD ECONOMY…
but I think it’s turning around now… atleast i’m hopeing… any way nice work.
Ed in Port Republic 08241

-- Ed Port Republic

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scrappy

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#5 posted 02-17-2011 01:12 AM

Great segmented piece. Love the colors/wood choices. And the design is great! The way the triangles shift from upper to lower id a nice touch.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Loucarb

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#6 posted 02-17-2011 02:33 AM

Great job Brian, it looks like your getting the hang out of segmented turning. Well done.

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toyguy

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#7 posted 02-17-2011 04:05 AM

Thanks one and all… it does mean a lot.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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sedcokid

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#8 posted 02-17-2011 03:33 PM

Brian,
Very nice indeed! I haven’t done segment work but that is the next step for me I think when I get back in Michigan.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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stefang

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#9 posted 02-17-2011 09:31 PM

Beautiful vase and great work Brian. Nice design, tight glue lines, smooth finish. Couldn’t be better.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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