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Project by Darell posted 800 days ago 934 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are my first attempts at segmented turning. I helped as an instructor with our turning clubs segmented turning class this past April and then came home and put to use what I had learned from helpinig others and came up with these two pet urns. The wife and I are both pretty happy with the way they turned out.

Max’s urn is made from oak, walnut, purple heart and maple. It is 7 1/2” tall by 6”.

Pup’s urn is made from zebrawood, oak, walnut and maple. It too, is 7 1/2” x 6”.

I had been kicking around the idea of making bases for them to set on that would hold the name tags. But, in a rare flash of brillinace I got the idea to incorporate round tags into the tops. We think they turned out pretty good.

I think I’ve done well for them both.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.





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Joe Watson

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#1 posted 800 days ago

remarkable darell! bringing those to the show and tell tomorrow night?

-- Got Wood?

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Darell

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#2 posted 800 days ago

Yes, Joe, they’ll be there. See you there.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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peteg

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#3 posted 800 days ago

This would have had a lot of memories going thru your head as these two beauties rolled of the lathe Darell, very nicely personalised on the bottom. Fabulous job for a couple of “mates” :)
Pete

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

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Darell

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#4 posted 800 days ago

Thanks Pete. You’re right, lots of memories. Glad I was able to do something like this for my buddies. Still missing ole Max on my daily walks.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#5 posted 799 days ago

Masterpiece!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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lew

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#6 posted 799 days ago

Beautiful tribute to them both.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 799 days ago

Beautiful work and story. Sorry your little buddy’s are in doggie heaven. They’re so amazing and we only have them a short time. Not a day goes by that my Chlt Lab doesnt make me smile!!!!

Greay job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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