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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 1038 days ago 1676 views 5 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This vase was designed and turned probably 15 years ago and stayed with me for short while because it was sold after only few days. It had 8 oval ring and it was made of many kinds of timber including 8mm thick plywood. 350mm in hight. This is the only picture I have for it.
NOTE: THE PLAN OF THIS PROJECT WITH SOME INFOS ARE NOW IN MY BLOGS PAGE. OR CLICK ON:
http://lumberjocks.com/sydney/blog/26047

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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patron

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#1 posted 1038 days ago

well done sam

you did it again
before we even knew you lol

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Porchfish

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#2 posted 1038 days ago

Beautiful piece sam ! Finding a photo of earlier works that were sold is like finding an old friend again ! I ran across some old “friends” like that earlier this year when scanning old slides onto my computer. It is a good feeling. Glad you posted this one for us to enjoy ! Thanks for sharing !

your north florida friend don s.

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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DaveGlx

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#3 posted 1038 days ago

Another wonder you created with wood Sam. Well done!

-- Dave -

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#4 posted 1038 days ago

You always amaze me! :-)

-- Snookie, Jasper,GA

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rance

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#5 posted 1038 days ago

Looks like a nice turning Sam. I am always intrigued by how some pieces were built. This is one of them due to the differing wood species within the rings.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 1038 days ago

Beautiful! I can’t even wrap my mind around how this one was done.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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lew

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#7 posted 1038 days ago

WOW!! Ditto what Charlie said!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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RichardH

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#8 posted 1037 days ago

Very interesting piece Sam. I regret not taking some pictures of work that I gave away over the past few years. Weather finally relenting in Texas a little, so maybe I’ll be back in the shop soon!
Cheers, Richard

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 1037 days ago

Great Job as always Sam, even 8 yrs ago your work was amazing!

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

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BritBoxmaker

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#10 posted 1037 days ago

Beautiful piece of work, Sam. True its a shame to let these things go but what memories. Thanks for sharing.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#11 posted 1037 days ago

Sam, and you’ve gotten better & BETTER over the last 15 years!

Amazing stuff!

Can you share (remember) how you setup the wood for such a Turning?

Just Wonderful!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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peteg

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#12 posted 1037 days ago

Fabulous Sam, bet you wished you’d kept it :))

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

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cathyb

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#13 posted 1037 days ago

Geez….I really love this piece. The inlaid (I guess that how it’s done) circles are great. The colors give enough contrast and yet cohesion to create a truly harmonious piece. Lovely…thanks for sharing.

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 1037 days ago

Very nice!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#15 posted 1037 days ago

This is beautiful Sam!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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