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This vessel is primarily made of mahogany. the feature ring is pine with mahogany veneer. I use 15 coats of tung oil for the finish on the exterior. The interior is finished with 2 coats of ebony stain and 2 coats of tung oil. the piece is aprox 6”x6”

this was a gift to a friend who had given me a generous amount of mahogany for free :)

thoughts?





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Darell

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#1 posted 453 days ago

Very nice piece. I especially like the feature ring. Simple and elegant. Goes very well with the mahogany. Can’t believe that’s pine. Great job!

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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murch

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#2 posted 453 days ago

That’s a really fine piece. The inlay on the pine is superb.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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MShort

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#3 posted 453 days ago

Nice work. The feature ring looks great with the mahoghany.

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

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darryl

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#4 posted 453 days ago

thanks :)

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jimp

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#5 posted 453 days ago

Beautiful Work! I really like the mahogany veneer in between the pine.

I have a question, if you don’t mind. How do you apply the ebony stain and tung oil to the inside of the vessel?

-- - Jim, Carroll, OH

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stefang

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#6 posted 453 days ago

You did a great job on this Darryl. I know you are no stranger to segmented work and this vessel shows it. I love the contrast of the mahogany with the pine.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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TurnTurnTurn

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#7 posted 453 days ago

Its a beauty!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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lew

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#8 posted 453 days ago

Beautiful, Darryl! I know your friend will cherish it always.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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lumberdustjohn

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#9 posted 453 days ago

very nice
Thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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matt garcia

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#10 posted 452 days ago

LOVE it!!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 452 days ago

Gorgeous vessel! Amazingl pattern and finish, brings out the beauty of the wood.

—www.sawblade.com

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phillip butler

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#12 posted 452 days ago

great looking piece-hope your friend knows how long it takes to make these types of vessels- ????

-- phil, nevada

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darryl

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#13 posted 452 days ago

phil, i haven’t kept that close a watch on how long it takes to be honest. I’ve been working on them from the “for fun” perspective. i’m a little afraid to see how many hours actually goes into one!

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Gary

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#14 posted 452 days ago

Great looking work Darryl. Really fine.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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majuvla

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#15 posted 450 days ago

It’s realy great.Outstanding finish!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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