walnut vase with maple veneer

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Project by glynn posted 06-11-2013 09:03 PM 1266 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

15 inches high and 10 1/2 diameter,296 pieces. this took me 5 weeks, longest ever for a piece. I first cut all blocks then 6 blocks for leaves in each ring went to the bandsaw,cut apart then put veneer in and glued back together. I then put the rings together and turned then carved the piece.

-- jim nevada

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#1 posted 06-11-2013 09:14 PM

Boy Glynn you sure do nice work!!! That looks great. After seeing your last piece my wife asked when I was going to be that good. :/

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#2 posted 06-11-2013 09:14 PM

Wow that is an amazing piece of work. Its beautiful. Have you considered a blog to show how you did this? That would be very interesting. Great piece of art/vase.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 06-11-2013 09:19 PM

WOW. that indeed was a lot of work, but well done. with all the grain and carving you almost cant tell its asegmented piece.

-- Jhopewell, New Hampshire,

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#4 posted 06-11-2013 09:59 PM

Jim your work is of such a high standard & will no doubt encourage many to try to push themselves a bit harder, this is another faboulous piece of patient turned carving. Beautiful :)

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

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#5 posted 06-11-2013 10:06 PM

Beautiful work – but so far beyond the scope of my patience and understanding that it hurts to look at it.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#6 posted 06-11-2013 11:28 PM

Dude…. you are in a category all by yourself. Superb craftsmanship

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#7 posted 06-12-2013 01:41 AM

Wow, that is a beautiful piece of art!. Very good job on it. I love the effect of the veneer. Very good planning!!

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

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#8 posted 06-12-2013 03:26 AM

Wow!.....My goodness Jim I thought Three Oak Trees was good but this one surpasses by far…....amazing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#9 posted 06-12-2013 05:46 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 06-12-2013 06:06 AM

GORGEOUS!!! Thanks for sharing.

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#11 posted 06-17-2013 04:26 PM

Marvelous creation! Great design and execution, interesting figures and grains formed. Excellent work!

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#12 posted 06-17-2013 04:29 PM

This is a very nice piece and you’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 06-28-2013 12:49 PM

WOW…The minds that these pieces are created from blows me away!
I sit at a computer all day and at morning break this is the site I check out first. I want to get a piece of wood in my hands!

-- jerry

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