Goldrush Stave

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Project by woodworkerscott posted 10-26-2013 12:43 PM 912 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 10-26-2013 12:46 PM

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 10-26-2013 01:16 PM

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 10-26-2013 01:32 PM

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 10-26-2013 04:41 PM

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 10-26-2013 06:28 PM

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

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 10-27-2013 12:27 AM

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 10-27-2013 03:48 AM

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 10-30-2013 03:32 PM

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

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