Goldrush Stave

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Project by woodworkerscott posted 270 days ago 640 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got an idea for a stave and went for it. It came out pretty cool, I think anyway. Was fun to turn and that’s the main thing. This is my second vessel I put a CA glue finish on. I really like it; it’s fast and comes out deep and smooth.

Thanks for viewing.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 270 days ago

Sweet vessel, Scott. What kinds of wood did you use in making it?

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

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#2 posted 270 days ago

That is so cool. Wonderful turning. I can just see how deep that finish is, but could you send that to my house so I can touch it. :)

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#3 posted 270 days ago

Those vertical lines really set it off. Nice work !!!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#4 posted 270 days ago

Beautiful vessel. I have often thought that segmented stave work is still fairly unexplored. Your vessel is really unique. Very well done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 270 days ago

Beautiful vessel and the contrasting wood looks great…is that plywood you used in the feature rings and vertical strips?...Very nicely turned.

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

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#6 posted 270 days ago

Thanks for the kind words everyone.
Jim and Dave, the main part of the stave is Birch. The blue and gold wood is actually pen blank material.

Kelly, I would be happy to have you touch it, but it is at an art gallery now.

Thanks for looking.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#7 posted 269 days ago

Absolutely beautiful!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#8 posted 266 days ago

Very beautiful and attractive vessel, gorgeous shape and like those interesting and colorful patterns. Great job!

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