First Vessel

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Project by woodworkerscott posted 12-29-2011 07:21 PM 1440 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a segmented vessel. I got the inspiration from Malcolm Tibbets.
Although I have done other types of turnings this was the first time doing the segmented method.
It was really fun and now I am hooked! I have several designs already to be turned.
This vessel is made of walnut and padauk. The finish is four coats of wipe-on poly and a paste wax.
Pictured is the completed project and some of it in the process. Thanks for looking.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#1 posted 12-29-2011 08:41 PM

Pretty and nicely done!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#2 posted 12-29-2011 09:12 PM

Well you certainly picked on the best for your inspiration, this is a nice job well done :: )))

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

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#3 posted 12-29-2011 09:30 PM

Wow hard to believe it’s your first segmented turning .beautiful turning.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 12-29-2011 10:20 PM

Thanks for the kind words, everyone.

peteg, I think Malcolm Tibbets is the best, as well. The work he does is phenomenal.

a1Jim, it really is my first segmented turning. Thanks for the kind words. I notice you are very supportive of your fellow Lumber Jocks members and it is appreciated. We all owe you a thanks for your advice and encouragement. Thanks, again.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#5 posted 12-29-2011 10:57 PM

Very well done !! he is the best teacher, read his book if you have a chance, many super jigs . keep smiling John

-- retired and smiling

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#6 posted 12-30-2011 01:52 AM

Very impressed as this is your first attempt at this type of turning Well done

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#7 posted 12-30-2011 01:56 AM

Beautiful work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 12-30-2011 09:41 PM

I just turned up 2 lampshades using a little Paduak, man that stuffs nice.

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#9 posted 12-30-2011 11:27 PM

Thanks for the kind words, everyone.

Yeah, Padauk is a nice wood. It has a great tone and smells interesting(?). Could do without the red dust clinging to everything. :)

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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