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Project by MShort posted 02-27-2011 09:17 PM 968 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is my latest attempt in segmented turning. I have the book Woodturning with Ray Allen and have been wanting to do this project similar to his works with diamonds in the feature ring for a couple years now. Making the diamond feature ring was a learning experience. 170 pieces made up of walnut and maple, 6.5”diameter, 5” tall. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---





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Dandog

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#1 posted 02-27-2011 09:49 PM

Hey that’s nice and a lot of work .I finished my sled @ 15 now I’m doing 10 degrees .

-- life an woodworking is one big experiment

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#2 posted 02-27-2011 10:28 PM

lovely job Mike, they look like nice tight joints, simple timber combo’ & design so the piece doesnt get lost in jig saw

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

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#3 posted 02-27-2011 11:05 PM

Great piece Mike! I like you design and finish too!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 02-28-2011 12:33 AM

Wow, that’s a beauty.
Nice work !

-- Having fun...Eric

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#5 posted 02-28-2011 01:47 AM

Great work Mike. Ray Allen would be proud. A real beauty.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 02-28-2011 03:05 AM

excellent work Mike!

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#7 posted 02-28-2011 11:06 AM

Beautiful piece Mike..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#8 posted 02-28-2011 05:13 PM

Beautiful work. I need to do some segmented work. Always wanted to but always put it off. I feel inspired now. Thanks for showing

-- Chris Ward

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#9 posted 03-09-2011 04:09 PM

WOWOWOWOW

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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