zebra wood tree in maple vase

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Project by glynn posted 636 days ago 2312 views 7 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece is about 11 in high and 9 in across, turned then carved over the span of 7 or 8 days. The other species is bubinga for a bit of deco,total of 230 pieces

-- jim nevada

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#1 posted 636 days ago

Very cool idea! Impessive workmanship as well. And a must try for me. Thanks for sharing!

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#2 posted 636 days ago

Thats amazing. I’m assuming you make a segmented vase with the zebra wood in the rough pattern. and then use a jig saw or turing saw to cut out the tree.

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#3 posted 636 days ago

An interesting and unusual piece !

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#4 posted 636 days ago

I use a fordom power carver,a dremmel on steroids,to do the carving after the turning

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#5 posted 636 days ago

A bit of work in this one Jim, great result 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 636 days ago

Outta Sight..a real piece of art!! Nice going on that one!!

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

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#7 posted 636 days ago

well done….... looks great

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#8 posted 636 days ago

Great carving and excellent piece, nice work.

-- Tom D

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#9 posted 636 days ago

That is really COOL!!!! :)

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#10 posted 636 days ago

That is absolutely beautiful! Great work.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#11 posted 636 days ago

Fantastic piece of work!

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#12 posted 636 days ago

It’s to my liking!

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#13 posted 636 days ago

This is a really cool idea and well executed. This should be on the Daily Top 3!

-- Dick

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#14 posted 635 days ago

Gorgeous piece. Very creative and good harmony in design. A week well spent!

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#15 posted 635 days ago

Wow.. I like it. The zebra wood brings real character to the tree.

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