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zebra wood tree in maple vase

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Project by glynn posted 11-01-2012 10:47 PM 2788 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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unrested001

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#1 posted 11-01-2012 11:02 PM

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

-- I make lots of dust, everything else is just a byproduct of the dust making process!...Frank,NJ

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Ben

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#2 posted 11-01-2012 11:33 PM

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.

-- Do something nice for somebody

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#3 posted 11-01-2012 11:44 PM

An interesting and unusual piece !

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

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#4 posted 11-01-2012 11:46 PM

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

-- jim nevada

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#5 posted 11-02-2012 12:08 AM

A bit of work in this one Jim, great result Mate :)
Pete

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

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#6 posted 11-02-2012 01:05 AM

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 11-02-2012 01:58 AM

well done….... looks great

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#8 posted 11-02-2012 04:24 AM

Great carving and excellent piece, nice work.

-- Tom D

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#9 posted 11-02-2012 06:44 AM

That is really COOL!!!! :)

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic.... :)

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#10 posted 11-02-2012 11:22 AM

That is absolutely beautiful! Great work.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#11 posted 11-02-2012 12:05 PM

Fantastic piece of work!

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#12 posted 11-02-2012 01:07 PM

It’s to my liking!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#13 posted 11-02-2012 05:29 PM

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

-- Dick

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#14 posted 11-02-2012 10:43 PM

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

-- No reserve. No retreat. No regrets.

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#15 posted 11-03-2012 02:05 AM

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

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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