small ribbon turning

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Project by tomd posted 2236 days ago 2349 views 8 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a turning I completed 3 months ago but just got around to photographing it. It is walnut, cherry and yellowheart.

-- Tom D

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#1 posted 2236 days ago

That is incredible! How did you do that?

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#2 posted 2236 days ago

How in the world?

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#3 posted 2236 days ago

Pretty cool! How many turnings did it take to piece that together? Looks like 4?

Very inventive, I’ll give you that!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 2236 days ago

How did you do that? (other than photoshop, that is :-) )

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#5 posted 2236 days ago

Oh my god, i have just seen the process on your other project ( you are crazy. you must seek help.

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#6 posted 2235 days ago

Well done Tom,,,,,excellent! I would like to try one of those some time.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#7 posted 2235 days ago

looks like a pencil shaving.
if this was huge, kids would love sitting on it!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 2235 days ago

came out real nice. the color combo looks great.

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#9 posted 2235 days ago

Stunning… a true piece of art. I would be interested in learning more about the technique. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#10 posted 2235 days ago

is it alive ? :) bet that took some time. Very cool to look at .

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#11 posted 2235 days ago

Cripes, that’s a lot of work. Good job. It is just stunning.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#12 posted 2235 days ago

That is truly amazing!! How long did that take to complete?

-- -- Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of a woodturner.

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#13 posted 2235 days ago

Unbelievable. I would like to know how you did it. Not that I could duplicate it, but just out of curiosity.

Great work!!

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#14 posted 2235 days ago

Wow! I’d love to see a video of how this was made.

What’s next… a strand of DNA maybe?

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#15 posted 2235 days ago

Amazing. I’ve no clue how could do such a thing. I’m waiting for the video.

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