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This is a small selection of my segmented wood turning. Comments will be welcomed.
-- Derek England
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#1 posted 07-19-2012 03:13 PM
Hey Derek, welcome to Lumberjocks. I like your segmented turnings. The shapes are a bit different from the norm but I like the individuality of your designs. Very good work. Thanks for showing them and please, post more.
Love your lathe by the way but i guess you knew that already. LOL I wasn’t aware that the Ova DVR was sold under another name. Learn something every day.
-- Darell, Norman, Ok.
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#2 posted 07-19-2012 03:18 PM
Great job! Your lamination is first class, and it looks like you have used the maximum capacity of your lathe!
-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com
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#3 posted 07-19-2012 03:20 PM
The swan design is very nice & I like the tumbling blocks covered pot. If I may be so bold, your shapes are a tad off. there are great resources for shapes for woodturners. Study those a bit and you’ll really have some lovely vessels. Welcome to LJ’s
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#4 posted 07-19-2012 04:30 PM
Nice stuff, really like the designs and fail to see the issue with the shapes.
-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse
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#5 posted 07-19-2012 04:58 PM
I would agree with michelletwo on the shape issue. Check her stuff out. She’s got a good eye. On the segmentation side it looks like you have that down well – no easy task I am sure.
Shape of course is somewhat personal so it would be nice for others to chime in here. Maybe Michelle and I are the odd guys out ??
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
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#6 posted 07-19-2012 06:19 PM
I am sure that there some kinds of established norms for turnings, things that may not look right compared to some standards. I did not notice anything awkward or lack of flow whatever that means. I am guessing this is for your own use and is an expression of who you are and your skill level at this time that seems very good to me. One thing though the fifth one, the one with the finial, a little too many different thing going on for my taste. Please post more.
-- Stephen NYS
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#7 posted 07-19-2012 07:36 PM
Beautifully done turnings Derek. My favorite is the one with the swans. Welcome to LJ.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
#8 posted 07-19-2012 08:18 PM
Hi Darrell my lathe is a nova supplied by record tools
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#9 posted 07-19-2012 08:41 PM
That’s a really nice turning. Very cool swan design.
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#10 posted 07-20-2012 10:32 AM
Love the swan feature ring. I agree with above comments on shapes and forms. That said I’ve never done a segmented turning so elaborate.
-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.
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#11 posted 07-20-2012 04:10 PM
Great looking turnings. I like the photo of the swan vase on the lathe. That’s one large vase. Hope you post more project photos or even videos.
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