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Project by tomd posted 658 days ago 24825 views 4 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a pair of open segment vases. I posted an open segment vase like this a month ago and got a request from a few friends for one, not wanting to make the same thing again I changed the woods used. They are 9”W x 11”H, 40 segments per ring, the first is maple,walnut,cherry,yellowheart and bloodwood, the second is maple, walnut and yellowheart.

-- Tom D

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#1 posted 658 days ago

These are beautiful….. Amazing work here…..

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#2 posted 658 days ago

Astonishing work. Would love to see some “under construction” pix.

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#3 posted 658 days ago

WOW! Beautiful vases. Easy to see why you got requests! I browsed through your projects and saw one stunning piece of art after another. The basket illusion plates are magnificant!

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#4 posted 658 days ago

Really nice Tom.

You are a man of many talents.

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#5 posted 658 days ago


Wow! Those are really lovely! Thanks for sharing.


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#6 posted 658 days ago

I wonder how long it might take to prepare all the rings and glue these up… worth any effort anyway!

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#7 posted 658 days ago

super open segmented work..nice colors

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#8 posted 658 days ago

Those are very nice

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#9 posted 658 days ago

Tom – definately some “WOW” factor here. Very nice work.

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#10 posted 658 days ago

I need know how you did these. I am dumbfounded. Facinating result whatever technique you use. 40 segments per ring – so that is what, 2,000 or 3,000 pieces. Do you cut them all at once? How do you stay organized. My head spins just thinking about it.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#11 posted 658 days ago

You definitely have the segmented turning figured out. Great looking vases, thank you for sharing.

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#12 posted 658 days ago

Absolutely extraordinary. Very meticulous work. Reminds me of a pitcher and bowl that was shown on the front of Woodturning Design some months back. Good job.

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#13 posted 658 days ago

Great work!

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#14 posted 658 days ago

Great work!

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#15 posted 658 days ago

Wow; looks awesome.

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