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Project by GerryMurray posted 12-23-2011 12:00 AM 1285 views 8 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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 12-23-2011 12:22 AM

That is incredibly beautiful! Nice work!

-Brian

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#2 posted 12-23-2011 12:23 AM

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

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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shipwright

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#3 posted 12-23-2011 12:35 AM

Beautiful material and great talent.
Just lovely.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#4 posted 12-23-2011 12:48 AM

My goodness….....just stunning!!!!

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

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MC

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#5 posted 12-23-2011 12:59 AM

Beautiful piece of art!

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#6 posted 12-23-2011 01:03 AM

Very nice that look amazing

-- Be gentle I am only new to the game

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#7 posted 12-23-2011 02:24 AM

Another very nice piece..well done

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#8 posted 12-23-2011 02:51 AM

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 12-23-2011 03:32 AM

My lord! Gorgeous.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#10 posted 12-23-2011 03:58 AM

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

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#11 posted 12-23-2011 04:33 AM

A really great vessel with outstanding wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Woodbridge

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#12 posted 12-23-2011 05:17 AM

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 (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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#13 posted 12-23-2011 06:13 AM

Gerry,

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

Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#14 posted 12-23-2011 07:00 AM

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

-- Tom D

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#15 posted 12-23-2011 02:54 PM

that’s beautiful

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