Segmented Vases

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Project by barlow posted 06-29-2008 11:55 PM 1745 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

quarter sawn sycamore, cherry, black walnut and hard maple. 13” tall by 6.5” dia.

-- barlow

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#1 posted 06-29-2008 11:57 PM

Stunning !

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#2 posted 06-30-2008 12:01 AM

Beautiful Work!

Can’t imagine how you can create such tight joints.


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#3 posted 06-30-2008 12:38 AM

Very nice Barlow. I love the combination of woods. Great job!

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#4 posted 06-30-2008 12:40 AM

I really appreciate all of you who can do these segmented projects. They look so cool and interesting. I don’t have the patience.

Great looking vase.

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#5 posted 06-30-2008 01:22 AM

Great job Barlow. What glue did you use?.

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#6 posted 06-30-2008 05:33 AM

Hi Barlow;

You did a great job here, for sure.

Very nice.


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#7 posted 06-30-2008 05:38 AM

Nice looking vases, are they made on a lathe?

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#8 posted 06-30-2008 09:13 AM

Beautiful, beautiful. How was the sycamore to turn and sand? I have a bit of it squirreled away, and I recall it really wants to fuzz badly, even with a cabinet scraper.

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#9 posted 06-30-2008 02:26 PM

Very nice, and a pair of them too! Sweet!

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#10 posted 07-01-2008 01:41 AM

yes they are turned, i use glue that we buy in bulk (55 gallons) at my mill that we use to produce drawersides, cutting boards, panels and so on. Usually fuzzing means the wood is not dry or cutting edges arent sharp enough, i sharpen my own chisels and keep them very sharp, sands very easy.

-- barlow

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#11 posted 07-01-2008 12:28 PM

Beautiful work Barlow. I’m impressed!


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#12 posted 08-20-2008 04:54 AM

that Sycamore has some awesome grain in it …..nice turning job : )

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