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Project by DocK16 posted 03-31-2008 05:31 AM 1208 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple vases I turned from a few chunks of black walnut with some maple inlays. Just foolin around in the shop.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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Damian Penney

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#1 posted 03-31-2008 05:45 AM

These look great Dock, very classy with the inlays.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#2 posted 03-31-2008 11:11 AM

Wow, I wish my foolin’ around came out that nice. These are great. What did you finish with?

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#3 posted 03-31-2008 11:23 AM

If thats fooling around what can you do when you are serious Dock. Very nice work.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#4 posted 03-31-2008 11:40 AM

Hi Dock,

These are beautiful vases. The maple inlays are nice details that get your attention. I think that these “turned”
out great.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 03-31-2008 11:44 AM

yah.. just foolin around.. nothin’ serious.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 03-31-2008 02:01 PM

Nice! Great way to “fool around.”

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#7 posted 03-31-2008 03:22 PM

Very nice Doc! The inlays really set it apart from the usual vase.

-- Dan, West Virginia,

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#8 posted 03-31-2008 04:45 PM

The inlays make these special, your good at this, Keep up the Great work.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#9 posted 03-31-2008 05:11 PM


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

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#10 posted 03-31-2008 05:51 PM

Beautiful … someday we need to talk about inlays.

-- Allen, West Virginia - Never give up, Never surrender

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#11 posted 03-31-2008 07:12 PM

Yeah, we need to talk! How about a blog on this, Doc? I have no idea how you pulled this off! Great looking vases.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#12 posted 04-01-2008 03:43 AM

I could handle doing a blog on this if there’s enough interest. It’s really not that difficult.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#13 posted 04-01-2008 10:59 AM

Count me as being interested.

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#14 posted 04-01-2008 04:24 PM

I would be interested in your blog! Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#15 posted 03-10-2009 01:31 PM

Saw this project post while I was rolling the dice.
Wow! what a fine turning work you did. Really great fooling around results!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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