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Im back, 617 pieces,maple and padauk,feature ring took four days,about 18 high and11 1/2 diameter.havent got to turn for a month sure enjoyed it ,hope you like it

-- jim nevada

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Sam Shakouri

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#1 posted 895 days ago

WOW, it is very nice. I was waiting for a new project from you and as I expected it was one of your best, and one of our best.

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

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#2 posted 895 days ago


I really like the feature ring that you did. I notice that grain is up and down from you other rings that are side to side. Have you done this with any other segmented projects? If so, do you see much wood movement with the grains going two directions? My initial thoughts are that the ring has so many small cut pieces that the movement is distributed and the grains are relieved by the cuts but I have not tried this and looking for some feedback from someone that has done this. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#3 posted 895 days ago

since the grain in the adjoining piece will be different I look at it like a laminated beam,they never twist or warp because forces are opposite,so far no problems

-- jim nevada

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#4 posted 895 days ago

Very impressive! Thanks for sharing!

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Kent Shepherd

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#5 posted 895 days ago

Beautiful piece!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#6 posted 895 days ago

This is a beautie Jim, I love thoese little triangle pins they keep a flow going top to bottom, very nice design & great timber combination as well. Top job :: ))

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

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#7 posted 895 days ago

Looks good

-- Dreaming patterns

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#8 posted 895 days ago

depends on your area of the country, and the moisture swings. this may or may not have wood movement issues in this configuration. I like your featureband design

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#9 posted 895 days ago

Awesome! I like everything about it, especially the feature band.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#10 posted 894 days ago

Thanks Jim for answering the question on the feature ring. I will have to give that try.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#11 posted 894 days ago

Wow, what a piece of beautiful art! Unbelievable talent, Jim. Again, wow…

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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Rob Macdonald

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#12 posted 894 days ago

Nice one! Pls keep inspiring me


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#13 posted 894 days ago

Looks beautiful! Rookie turner asks “What is the general process for the glue up? “

-- socrbent Ohio

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#14 posted 894 days ago

Hey Jim very nice work. your details are very precise. I like the feature design set up vertical . keep at it. keep smiling John

-- retired and smiling

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#15 posted 894 days ago

Wow, Jim this is outstanding!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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