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Project by toyguy posted 11-14-2012 06:34 PM 1753 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It has been a while since I have posted any turning projects to the forum. But now that the Corvette is in hibernation and the golf season has come to a close, I figured it was time to get back at some turning.

I had this short of Ambrosia Maple kicking around the shop. Combined with a bit of Roasted Maple I had left from a cradle I built. So the other day I decided to cut them up into 74 small pieces and re-glue them and then put them on the lathe. Ended up with this nice little hollow vessel about 4” by 11” . Finished with Waterloxs.

Pictures don’t really do this piece justice: Comments always welcome.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#1 posted 11-14-2012 07:25 PM

Nice job Brian.

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#2 posted 11-14-2012 07:31 PM

Its beauty radiates through.


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#3 posted 11-14-2012 09:05 PM

Wow Brian this is a real shop piece excellent work.

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#4 posted 11-14-2012 09:17 PM

Nice job Brian. Now about this Corvette?

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 11-14-2012 11:12 PM

Very cool, nice job.

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#6 posted 11-15-2012 02:58 AM

dang cool piece!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 11-15-2012 03:29 AM

Beautiful piece, Brian!!!!!!!!!!Jim

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

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#8 posted 11-15-2012 03:45 AM

Fantastic looking piece!! Great Job Brian!!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#9 posted 11-15-2012 03:57 AM

This looks cool. I like the sunburst top. I have one question, what is roasted maple?

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#10 posted 11-15-2012 09:31 AM

It’s beutiful!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 11-15-2012 01:35 PM

I love the star great job

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#12 posted 11-15-2012 04:27 PM

This came out so cool, the star is just off the charts…BC

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#13 posted 11-15-2012 08:35 PM

Dont leave it so long Brian, we have missed seeing your lovely work, this is a very nice piece to start back with. :)

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

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#14 posted 11-16-2012 04:57 AM

Nice segmented piece….I have a MG midget and know how the wind in the hair can get in the way of turning.

-- Once in a man's life you should have a good dog, a good horse and a good woman. The trick is to get them all together at the same time

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#15 posted 12-13-2012 02:25 PM

Hi Brian. Beautiful segmented turning. Good to see you back doing some serious work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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