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433 pieces zebra wood, bubinga and maple,stay calm stay intense,love what you are doing

-- jim nevada

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-02-2012 04:05 AM

Love your work sir. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 11-02-2012 04:55 AM

Classy piece Jim, real nice work.
Hey great to see you back & pumpin’ them out.

How big is is this piece??

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

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#3 posted 11-02-2012 07:35 AM

beautiful nice work


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#4 posted 11-02-2012 12:57 PM

Love it!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#5 posted 11-02-2012 01:10 PM

it is about 10 in high and 11 in diameter

-- jim nevada

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#6 posted 11-02-2012 01:19 PM

Beautiful piece, Jim. You must have the patience of Job!

-- 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 01:27 PM

Very good looking starburst, you definitely must have stayed calm and intense on this project, and you
either love woodturning, or you are a masochist. Sometimes I am not sure which is the main attraction with
my lathe. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#8 posted 11-02-2012 02:25 PM

Absolutely gorgeous!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#9 posted 11-02-2012 03:00 PM

It is truly awesome.

-- "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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#10 posted 11-02-2012 03:54 PM

Im lucky enough to have seen this piece in person because Jim was kind enough to bring it over to the house just after it was finished- the piece is even more impressive up close- great work exceptional talent-
he is also willing to share his “heres how I did that” tips-
thanks jim

-- phil, nevada

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#11 posted 11-02-2012 09:38 PM

hi jim that is one very nice piece of art love the shape of it
and the wood that you used the work very well together
the feather ring is stunning and nice tight joints
i love it thanks for sharing


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#12 posted 11-03-2012 12:13 AM

One of the keys to good segmented work is tight joinery and you aged this one Jim. Can hardly see any glue lined. Great job. Do you belong to the segmented wood turners forum?

-- John, Brentwood, CA

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#13 posted 11-03-2012 02:03 AM

Great design Jim.

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

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#14 posted 11-03-2012 07:10 AM


-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 11-04-2012 02:30 AM

Jim, What an amazing piece the insets are gorgeous!! How long does it take you to glue up a piece like this?

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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