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

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Project by bigogre posted 02-07-2014 04:19 PM 3183 views 20 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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#1 posted 02-07-2014 04:32 PM

Wow!!! these are insane!!

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#2 posted 02-07-2014 04:33 PM

Totally unique

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#3 posted 02-07-2014 04:33 PM

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

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#4 posted 02-07-2014 04:36 PM

Pretty neat. I like ‘em.
Roger

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#5 posted 02-07-2014 04:42 PM

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 02-07-2014 04:50 PM

Fun and creativity! Nice!

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#7 posted 02-07-2014 04:58 PM

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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#8 posted 02-07-2014 05:23 PM

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

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#9 posted 02-07-2014 05:59 PM

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 02-07-2014 08:17 PM

I really love your work.

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#11 posted 02-07-2014 08:24 PM

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

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#12 posted 02-07-2014 08:46 PM

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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#13 posted 02-07-2014 09:02 PM

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 02-07-2014 10:29 PM

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 02-07-2014 11:23 PM

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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