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I think I might be stuck on these for a while...

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Project by bigogre posted 156 days ago 2956 views 19 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been having a lot of fun with these turnings/carvings lately. The first vase is maple and bloodwood, the other two are maple, oak, walnut and cherry. They are finished with wipe on poly. I think next is to try it with a segmented turning. Should be fun, if it doesn’t explode in my face… because that would make it awesome.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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tomakazi

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#1 posted 156 days ago

Wow!!! these are insane!!

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#2 posted 156 days ago

Totally unique

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#3 posted 156 days ago

Oh wow! These are stunning! I especially like the darker ones!

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#4 posted 156 days ago

Pretty neat. I like ‘em.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Garry

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#5 posted 156 days ago

I can’t imagine how those are made. They are fascinating! Are there any videos available?

-- Garry, North Carolina woodworker and engineer - The journey you're preparing for has already begun.

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#6 posted 156 days ago

Fun and creativity! Nice!

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#7 posted 156 days ago

I can see why you are stuck on these vessels, they are whimsical as well as beautiful.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Porchfish

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#8 posted 156 days ago

Good thing to be stuck on ! I love em’ keep them coming my friend….Please !

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

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#9 posted 156 days ago

wow, they look great, love the uniqueness of these pieces and the different colors of wood that complement each other perfectly, great work

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#10 posted 156 days ago

I really love your work.

-- Rob, Ontario

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#11 posted 156 days ago

You certainly have a knack for the style -they look fantastic!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#12 posted 156 days ago

OKAY who sat on the nice long hollow turned vase? Alistair

ps , very nice one ! And unusual too. love it Alistair

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oldnovice

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#13 posted 156 days ago

That is unique to say the least and very beautiful!

How about an explanation of how you did these?

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#14 posted 156 days ago

So cool, I love it, I’ll love it more when I figure out how it’s done. That’s going to keep me up for awhile working this out in my brain.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#15 posted 156 days ago

Some great looking melted pots, they are awesome. Really like the mmix and choices of woods used in them and you can stay stuck on them for as long as you like, I all ways enjoy looking at them…keep them coming.

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

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