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50 shades of walnut

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Project by bigogre posted 391 days ago 842 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This vase is made of 150 pieces, give or take a few. and completely walnut. starting with sapwood, going to darker heartwood, and the top ring is nearly black burl. Added a small band of turquoise to the top for zing. Wife insisted I use 50 shades for the title.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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CalgaryGeoff

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#1 posted 391 days ago

Nice piece. Sure has enough colors to have the name. Great,job.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 391 days ago

Wow! how long to make this gem!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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WoodenFrog

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#3 posted 391 days ago

That is really Beautiful, I love Walnut and you used it to perfection.
I love the zing as well, Bentwood Walnut Rings with Turquoise inlay are my most requested item!
Super Duper Job!
Thank you for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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aussiedave

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#4 posted 390 days ago

Wow that is beautiful, simply stunning….the Turquoise loos great against the dark wood…

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

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Porchfish

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#5 posted 390 days ago

Now that’s a lot of Walnut and a new family treasure ! the name fits, nice design and execution ! Thank you for sharing. don s.

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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#6 posted 390 days ago

It’s realy beautiful vase! I love this segment turning tchnique although I never try it yet.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roger

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#7 posted 390 days ago

50 shades o pure perfection! WowZa!! Dang, that’s gorgeous!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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OakHill

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#8 posted 390 days ago

Looks Beautiful.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 387 days ago

Stunningly beautiful bowl! Like the different shades of walnut mixed with the black burl and the turquoise makes a great accent. Impressive work!

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