Purple Pride... segmented

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Project by woodworkerscott posted 07-04-2012 03:16 AM 2226 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this segmented vessel for a Kansas State fan. He is a hard core KSU fan but didn’t have anything like this in purple, so I remedied that. This turned out (no pun intended) to be one of his most loved KSU colored items. Glad he loves it!
I hadn’t seen a segmented vessel dyed yet so I thought I would try it. I want to thank Lumber Jock “trifern” for his inspirations and tips on applying dyes to turnings.
Made from good ol’ pine, dyed with black and purple dye, wipe-on poly and hand rubbed wax.
Thanks for viewing.

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

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#1 posted 07-04-2012 03:20 AM

Cool. Very nice. You continually come up with really nice woodworking. You have a great talent. Keep them coming.

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#2 posted 07-04-2012 04:49 AM

Extremely purple… and verrrry interesting!
Thanks for posting.

-- Spence in Skokie, IL

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#3 posted 07-04-2012 06:22 AM

Nicely done

-- Vince

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#4 posted 07-04-2012 07:39 AM

Very nice turning! Great work with the dye as well.

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#5 posted 07-04-2012 08:02 AM

Nice work I’m sure they love it.

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

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#6 posted 07-04-2012 10:33 AM

I really like the idea of die being used on a segmented piece. I must admit; I had not thought of that…. your opening up some new worlds for me.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#7 posted 07-04-2012 11:35 AM

Good job on this. You have ‘elevated’ the pine wood.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#8 posted 07-04-2012 02:56 PM

Thanks everyone for viewing and thanks for the kind words.

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

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#9 posted 07-04-2012 03:20 PM

Hello Very good joinery cant see any filler well done. The color really comes to life with triferns method again well done
Regards Tamboti

-- Africa is not for sissies

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#10 posted 07-05-2012 12:26 PM

Nice looking project, I look forward to seeing more!

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#11 posted 07-07-2012 06:50 AM

Very Nice Project! Thanks for Posting!


-- If it wasn't for Electricity, We'd all be Watching Television by Candlelight!

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