Segmented Zig-Zag Vase

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Project by MShort posted 04-11-2011 01:12 AM 1804 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I did one more segmented vase to work on form and feature rings. This is my first completed piece with the zig-zag ring. The zig-zag is fun to do. Hopefully in time and practice I can get better at them.

The vase is red oak and walnut, 5” tall, 3.5” major diameter, 2.25 base diameter, 145 pieces.

The second picture is of the 3 recent vases together.

Time to switch to some other woods and styles.


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

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#1 posted 04-11-2011 01:29 AM

Very commendable…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 04-11-2011 01:35 AM

Wish I had your skill.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#3 posted 04-11-2011 01:55 AM

Great Job! You are getting better and better!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 04-11-2011 02:43 AM

Great looking Turnings! Looks like a lot of fun.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 04-11-2011 02:54 AM

Fantastic design, and a classic ovoid shape! Red oak and walnut is an unbeatable combination. Thanks for posting!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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#6 posted 04-11-2011 09:45 AM

Mike I love that mid section it throws a curve ball, realy nice job :)))

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

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#7 posted 04-11-2011 11:55 AM

Your segmented turnings look very good. The most important part of any of these designs are the form of the vessel. You have made some very nice shaped vases. well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#8 posted 04-11-2011 11:56 AM

Nicely done Mike.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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