Plywood Vase

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Project by Gwfly posted 09-07-2011 12:54 AM 1616 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this from Baltic Birch plywood. The size is 24” H x 8” Dia with 266 pieces. I put four coats of low gloss tung oil as finish.

-- gwfly

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#1 posted 09-07-2011 01:56 AM

Greetings from the socialist capital of America – California.
Why do think they call it the ‘left’ coast?
I like it a lot.
Moreno Valley’s local has-been
Servant of the Living God.

-- I may not have a lot of good ideas, but some of them are just incredible.

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#2 posted 09-07-2011 02:49 AM

Thats a nice looking vase. I have heard of using plywood for segmented bowl turning but have never tried it. Does it kill the edges of your turning tools? I would like to see you do a how to blog on this.

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina,

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#3 posted 09-07-2011 02:50 AM

I love plywood art! Plywood isn’t just for subfloor anymore! It can be really beautiful and you certainly did a great job!

-- Robbinscabin,

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#4 posted 09-07-2011 05:38 AM

Plywood is no different on tools than oak or walnut. I just use a hone to keep the edge.

-- gwfly

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#5 posted 09-07-2011 10:38 AM

Very nice this is the 2nd project tonight that when you look at it your amazed its made out of plywood.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 09-07-2011 02:20 PM

Holy crap-oly! I need to go buy some plywood! (And some talent…)

If I made one of these, my wife would expect me to buy her plywood flowers, like every week!

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#7 posted 09-07-2011 02:53 PM

I like, I like a lot! Amazed to find out it’s plywood!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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