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This is an open segment vase, 40 segments per ring, made of walnut, cherry and maple, 11”H x 9”W.
-- Tom D
Aug 30, 2012
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#1 posted 08-30-2012 03:07 AM
Amazing! One day I will attempt something like this. Nice choice of materials too!
-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."
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#2 posted 08-30-2012 03:09 AM
This vase is great! Very unusual shape and nice segmenting pattern. Thanks for sharing.
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#3 posted 08-30-2012 03:18 AM
Great, the design reminds me of designs that are on some of the Mata Ortiz that we saw in Santa Fe is summer. I can’t imagine how much time and patience it took.
-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"
Eric in Central Florida.
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#4 posted 08-30-2012 03:29 AM
Spectacular Tom.That is waaay past my capabilities in turning.I sure admire it though !
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#5 posted 08-30-2012 03:35 AM
Looks beautifully done !
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
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#6 posted 08-30-2012 05:11 AM
Beautiful piece Tom.You are obviously not just another pretty marquetry box maker.I like this a lot.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/
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#7 posted 08-30-2012 05:56 AM
Tom, this is a major piece of turning, very well done indeed :)Pete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#8 posted 08-30-2012 06:12 AM
Very nicely done! How many hours did you put into this piece?
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
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#9 posted 08-30-2012 06:16 AM
Woodworking wise, this is really cool and very nicely done.
Personally, kinda looks like a snake. I have an issue with anything that reminds me of snakes :-)
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#10 posted 08-30-2012 07:25 AM
Tom, that is an extraordinary piece. Great skill and plenty of thought have gone into that vase.Remarkable
-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'
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#11 posted 08-30-2012 07:26 AM
This the most wonderful open segment vase I have ever seen
How many time for the different step : cutting piece? gluing piece ? turning?
Thanks for sharing
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#12 posted 08-30-2012 09:44 AM
now this is a different shape for a segmentation..I really like the gentle swoop! The most per row I have ever done was 36, and that was hard enough!
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#13 posted 08-30-2012 12:36 PM
Super nice and something you should be real proud of. Some day I may be able to make something like this but from what I see its a long ways off for me. Thanks for sharing such a beautiful work of art.
-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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#14 posted 08-30-2012 12:44 PM
That is one fine vase. Wow!
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#15 posted 08-30-2012 01:18 PM
WOW!!! This is amazing, great job.
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