Quilted Maple Vessel

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this piece of quilted maple was about 8 quarter split it on my bandsaw to 3/4 then took it over to my Kapex to do the compound mitre, it is amazing to me how accurate that saw is, and the finish on the cut! Put together with ebony seperaters, the top piece is also ebony, the base is a solid piece of Australian Red Mallee.
The base was attached with mortise and tenon contruction glued with a 2 part apoxy. Finished with 3 coats sanding sealer and 5 coats of waterlox sanding with 1000 grit in between.
All questions and comments welcome!

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#1 posted 972 days ago

That is incredibly beautiful! Nice work!


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#2 posted 972 days ago

Very nice lovely bit of maple. The form is good as well You should be well pleased with this

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#3 posted 972 days ago

Beautiful material and great talent.
Just lovely.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#4 posted 972 days ago

My goodness….....just stunning!!!!

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 972 days ago

Beautiful piece of art!

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#6 posted 972 days ago

Very nice that look amazing

-- Be gentle I am only new to the game

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#7 posted 972 days ago

Another very nice piece..well done

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#8 posted 972 days ago

That is gorgeous! Your piece turned out great, and I’m very impressed with such a beautiful piece of art! I love quilted maple, but when I have tried to shape it the figure reduces much more than when it is flat. Do you notice any of that?

-- There is a lesson in every project. Play safe!

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#9 posted 972 days ago

My lord! Gorgeous.

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#10 posted 972 days ago

Stunning piece of wood and an excellent way to show it off! Very nice!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#11 posted 971 days ago

A really great vessel with outstanding wood.

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 971 days ago

All of your turnings are veryu good. This one is absolutley stunning. Great work and great inspiration for someone likemyslef who is just starting at wood turning. Thanks.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#13 posted 971 days ago


Wow! That is really lovely. How large is it?

Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#14 posted 971 days ago

Beautiful turning, love the grain and color combo, nice work.

-- Tom D

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#15 posted 971 days ago

that’s beautiful

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