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My First Stave Vase

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Project by Gshepherd posted 09-20-2012 08:14 PM 2996 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first completed stave vase. The first one just jumped off the chuck and went airborne across the shop. A lesson learned. Nothing spectatular. A Newbie turner. Walnut, H Maple, I did use Padauk for the Lip. Several coats of Danish oil and some wax to finish it up. I did the lip a little different so the flowers would stay closer together before they spread out. I did keep the walls to 1/4 inch thick. It is about 11” tall. It was given to an animal shelter to auction off to help feed some fuzzy critters. Next one I plan on putting a lid on it minus the shop dance of course.

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........





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Kookaburra

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#1 posted 09-20-2012 08:20 PM

Oh, I think this is really pretty. Beautiful lines and the woods look great. I am sure the animal shelter is still thanking you!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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branch

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#2 posted 09-20-2012 08:37 PM

hi that is a very nice vase i like it love
great piece of turning
branch

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michelletwo

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#3 posted 09-21-2012 10:21 AM

thanks for donating to the shelter..

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#4 posted 09-29-2012 12:34 AM

Looks like you staved off disaster this time. Good job !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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