Wooden Vessel?

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Project by Chefdavid posted 671 days ago 1192 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is was they call a treen. I used the Beal Treen System to make this one. I wanted to design it so you couldn’t tell if it had a lid. The hollow center is 1 1/4 inches and the height is about 5 inches. It is made from hard maple scrapes that I had laying around the shop. I used many different tools to come up with the final piece. Of course I turned it, than use piano wire to burn it. Than I used my wood burner to get the short lines to make the bricks. Than finally I used my Dremmel to get the texturing for the bricks. Than I painted it! The colors are Black, Gold, Silver, and White. It took some time to make but I am really happy on how it came out. I am looking forward to making more and playing with the design. All comments are welcome! Thanks for stopping by and looking.

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#1 posted 671 days ago

Looks like a lot of work, but well worth it, sounds like you should do a tutorital? Thanks for sharing!


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#2 posted 671 days ago

Mike I actually have been thinking about doing a tutorial. Thanks for looking!!

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#3 posted 671 days ago

That’s Cool! It does look like a lot of work, but I like it.

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#4 posted 670 days ago

All I can say is way cool.

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#5 posted 669 days ago

This I like! Makes me want a lathe.


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#6 posted 662 days ago

Very nicely done. Any idea of how many hours you put into making the vessel?

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#7 posted 661 days ago

Thanks for all the comments!! Roger this piece took me about 3 hours from start to finish.

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#8 posted 660 days ago

That is really COOL!!
Thanks for the link on the Beall System. That expanding collet looks like something I could really use!!

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