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Lace wood Vessel

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Project by john925 posted 07-30-2011 05:09 AM 1161 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK, I decided to try my hand at turning a segmented vessel for a change instead of a bowl. As always this was a learning experience and I had a lot of fun doing it. Got a chance to meet Melcome Tibbets in Tahoe on a recent trip there and he gave me some tips on doing the inside of vessels – which helped a lot. I actually wound up parting the roughed vessel and doing it in two pieces then gluing it
back together to finish. Vessel is made of Lace Wood, with accents of Walnut, maple, Wenge, Padauk and white and black vainer. My guess 400+ pieces.

-- John, Brentwood, CA





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razor524

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#1 posted 07-30-2011 05:32 AM

Very nice work!

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ncdon

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#2 posted 07-30-2011 02:05 PM

I really like it. Great shape, and the woods you chose work well together.

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com Working full time at retired.

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#3 posted 07-30-2011 02:13 PM

interesting piece for sure….... I like it.

I’ll bet meeting Malcolm was a treat…..............

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#4 posted 07-30-2011 06:30 PM

Very sharp looking feature ring. I like the color combo that you selected. Very balanced.

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

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#5 posted 07-31-2011 04:12 AM

Very well done!

-- You can't buy salvation, it's a free gift from God.

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