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Knotty Pine Urn/Vase

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Project by BobWemm posted 01-24-2014 06:08 AM 839 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this project with the intention of creating a decorative outside on the Vase.

I showed my wife before I took it off the lathe, and immediately my plans changed. You can’t cover that up, it’s too pretty. Apparently.!!!

So off to plan be. Which is glue up a block of builders pine and turn another vase.

This one had to be finished off and sanded to 400. The finish is Wipe on poly, 3 coats.

Finished size is 7in x 5in wide.

Thank you for looking and as usual C & C are welcome.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.





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Brett

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#1 posted 01-24-2014 07:34 AM

It is pretty! Glad that you didn’t cover it up!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 01-24-2014 09:17 AM

Awesome job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Bob Collins

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#3 posted 01-24-2014 09:53 AM

That is really nice Bob, like the way the knots make the feature. I firmly believe wives see things differently to blokes but glad yours changed you to plan B. Nice turning and finish.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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poospleasures

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#4 posted 01-24-2014 12:13 PM

Really nice. Great turning. How did you glue it up, I see no lines? Thanks for showing.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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woodshaver

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#5 posted 01-24-2014 12:21 PM

Nice Vase! The wife is right! Bet your’re glad you asked her. The grain and knot’s give it a uniqueness all it’s own. So a quick look won’t be enough to absorb all of its beauty for this piece. Nice work as always Bob!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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thevees

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#6 posted 01-24-2014 01:49 PM

Very nice vase Bob, keep the misses happy.

-- Tony, Oakdale, NY, http://www.WoodworkerTony.com

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BobWemm

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#7 posted 01-24-2014 02:18 PM

poospleasures, this one is 1 piece, plan B is the glue up.

Thanks for your feedback guys. It is much appreciated.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 01-24-2014 02:55 PM

Wow. Would of never thought of knotty pine to look so good. Great work, especially with all those knots

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Rockbuster

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#9 posted 01-24-2014 07:49 PM

Nice job on this one Bob Kinda looks like some Norfolk Pine that took some fertility drugs.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#10 posted 01-26-2014 02:09 AM

Really nice vase. You are a smart man – do as you are told :-). It came out good.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 01-29-2014 02:35 PM

It’s a beauty! The knots and grains look amazing. Great shape and finish. Excellent job!

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