Plywood and Red Gum Rose Vase

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Project by Bob Collins posted 09-14-2012 09:19 AM 1043 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The top was planned to be another doughnut but I had the plywood the wrong way to get the effect I wanted so rather than waste it I knocked up this rose vase. It is 7 inches tall, with a glass insert. Just another fun project using plywood. The stem is laminated plywood and red gum.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#1 posted 09-14-2012 10:16 AM

That looks great. Some projects turn out differently than you intended it to be, but ends up something great in the end if you keep going. Your post is a great example, thanks for sharing!

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#2 posted 09-14-2012 10:30 AM

Turned out very nice

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#3 posted 09-14-2012 11:48 AM

G’day, Bob. Man that is beautiful. The patterns with plywood are limitless and even more so when you add other woods or materials!!. I have been thinking about incorporating black corian into the top of the one I’m laying up

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 09-14-2012 04:58 PM

Very cool.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 09-14-2012 10:23 PM

The role continues Bob with another ply special of yours,
Hey Jim, not sure about the corian :: ))) guess Bob will know what I mean :)
Cheers Mate

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

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#6 posted 09-15-2012 01:17 AM

G’day Pete, plywood has me hooked mate will be interesting to see if Jim gets away with using Corian. Your right Jim, plywood never ceases to amaze with patterns but don’t go to heavy with the Corian. Thanks Ivan, Monte and GenWWW looks like you have a promising site started.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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